5/22/2023 10:35 AM
Job Title
Recreational Therapist
Full Time

This position comes with a $2,500 Hiring Bonus


Are you a Recreation Therapist looking to work for an amazing organization by serving others and connecting with your co-workers?


Immanuel is seeking a Recreation Therapist to work at The Lighthouse located at 17600 Arbor Street, Omaha, NE 68130.  The Lighthouse has 36 skilled nursing and long-term care suites.


This position is Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, with one day a week as a partial evening shift. Occasional weekends will be required, no holidays. 


Pay will be based upon experience, certifications, skills and education.


Best in Class Benefits can be found at Immanuel:

  • HEALTH: Medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account (HSA), and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • LIFE INSURANCE: Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • TIME OFF: Paid Time Off - accruing from day one of employment, Floating Holidays, Paid Holidays, 8 hours of Volunteer Time Off per year
  • RETIREMENT: 401K with employer match
  • WELLNESS: Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program
  • GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: Advancement opportunities (as appropriate) – we look to grow from within our organization, Education Assistance Program – we invest up to $5,250 per year for education assistance paid up front
  • Plus many more benefits!

What You Will Do

The overall purpose of this job is to provide recreation therapy to residents.  You will be using evidence based practices to provide for the physical, mental, psych/social, and spiritual well-being of our residents. You will be a vital part of our interdisciplinary team, helping to create an environment of growth and enjoyment for our residents by providing them access to wellness activities, planning events, documenting their progress and enjoyment, and developing new and engaging programs. 

Skills & Requirements

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) required

Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy or related field.

Two (2) years’ experience as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.

Equivalent years of education may substitute for experience requirement.

Additional experience in therapeutic recreation within a skilled nursing facility.