Recreation Director (Full Time)

Job Description

Come Join Our Team! Cottage of the Shoals 500 John Aldridge Drive Tuscumbia, Al. 35674

The Director of Recreation Services develops, implements and supervises the full scope of recreation services in the nursing center with the goal of improving the patient/resident's quality of life. The Director of Recreation Services is part of the center leadership team and highly visible with a direct reporting relationship to the Nursing Home Administrator.


Responsibilities include:

  • Plans individual and group programs in accordance with patient/resident's needs, preferences, interests, abilities, and consistent with treatment goals and interventions

  • Trains and provides supervision to recreation staff and volunteers

  • Maintains required documentation; participates in budget planning

  • Develops positive relationships with patient/resident's family and the community. Uses community resources to create or enhance recreation programs


Genesis is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference. In business since 1985, strong, stable Genesis has a culture of compassion, and a commitment to integrity, employee appreciation, and career paths for our employees.




QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor degree in therapeutic recreation preferred or completion of NAAP/NCCAP Basic and Advanced Management Course for Activity Professionals * Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the center, by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (ADC) or the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS) * Two years' experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, health care setting preferred

Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 334512
Center Name: Shoals Center