Fairview Health Services Recreational Therapist Assistant in Burnsville, Minnesota


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Ebenezer Ridges Care Center is part of afull continuum of care campus including Transitional Care, Adult Day Programs, Child Care, Long Term Care, Enhanced Care and Assisted Living/Memory Care. We are located across the street from Fairview Ridges Hospital, conveniently located at the I-35E and I-35W split in Burnsville.

The Therapeutic Recreation Assistant welcomes new admissions, completes Admission Paperwork, reviews Welcome Packet, and provides a welcoming transition to the Transitional Care Unit. Serves as the TCU hospitality liaison,manages and completes the Truth Point Satisfaction Surveys for Long-Term and Transitional Care. Promotes and facilitates quality leisure and social opportunities for patients on the Transitional Care Unit. This position offers on call (.01 FTE/1 hour PPD) day and evening shifts with every other weekend opportunity.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Greets, orients, and interviews new patients and their families

  • Serves as the hospitality liaison for TCU patient and families

  • Provides resources for leisure opportunities and activities for patients

  • Maintains compliance with state and federal regulations regarding medical record documentation and participation

  • Supervises recreational check-out desk


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Rec, Music Therapy or related field preferred

  • One to three years previous experience preferred

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Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living operator with over 100 years of experience serving older adults. As part of Fairview Health Services, Ebenezer is dedicated to healing, discovering and educating for longer, healthier and more meaningful lives.

Why work for Ebenezer? Ebenezer employees work as a team to provide the highest quality care to those we serve. Our employees don’t work simply to collect a paycheck; they truly work to make a difference in the lives of older adults in their communities. Ebenezer has been consistently recognized as a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune. Here are some of the reasons why:

• Amazing Benefits (up to 16 pd. days off a year!) and competitive pay!

• Communities throughout MN and IA – find a location near you!

• When you work for Ebenezer you are treating the whole person: body, mind and spirit

• Whether you’re on the front lines of resident care or supporting the work of your colleagues, your efforts are recognized and valued at Ebenezer

• Work for a company with core values that align with yours. We have a culture of caring for others and are grounded in our values of Dignity, Integrity, Service, Compassion & Innovation

• A wide variety of career options and opportunities for reinvention. Growth potential within Ebenezer and with our Fairview partners

• An emphasis on work/life balance

• Through training and educational programs including tuition reimbursement. We invest in both the personal and professional development of our employees

Our employees represent the best of who we are and what we are about. We’re always looking for individuals who share our commitment of helping older adults make their lives more independent, healthful, meaningful and secure. We hope you will consider joining Team Ebenezer!

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Requisition ID 2019-28828

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date Non-Clinical Support Staff

Community Ebenezer Ridges Care Center

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 1

Department Recreational Therapy