State of Hawaii
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RECREATIONAL THERAPIST III - HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL - KANEOHE, OAHU
at State of Hawaii
- Recruitment Information
Recruitment Number 219427
Salary: $4,079 to $4,968 per month (SR-20, Step C to H).
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.
- Duties Summary
At the journey worker (independent) level, performs the full range of work assignments in recreational therapy; independently develops and carries out therapeutic recreational treatment plans; actively participates in interdisciplinary team meetings; conducts therapeutic recreational and leisure activities; observes, evaluates and reports on the condition and progress of patients; and performs other related duties as assigned.
- Minimum Qualification Requirements
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in recreation, physical education, special education, psychology or sociology which included a minimum of twelve (12) semester credit hours in recreation or therapy oriented areas of study; such as, community recreation, physical fitness, gross motor skills, human growth and development, human personality and behavior, and/or abnormal psychology.
Specialized Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a recreational therapy program which, along with other therapy programs, provided comprehensive treatment and rehabilitative services to persons with physical, mental, emotional and developmental disabilities, psychosocial disorders, substance abuse problems, and/or the elderly.
At least one year of the Specialized Experience must have been comparable to the Recreational Therapist II.
At the advanced trainee level, the Recreational Therapist II performs a variety of simple to moderately complex work assignments in recreational therapy; under close supervision, carries out approved therapeutic recreational treatment plans; conducts therapeutic recreational and leisure activities; observes, evaluates and reports on the condition and progress of patients, and performs other related duties as assigned.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
- Other Information
The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Human Resources Development will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.
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The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of the application.
CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.