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Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator

Minnesota Masonic Homes
Bloomington, MN
Closing date
Jun 15, 2023

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Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Minnesota Masonic Home is located in Bloomington, Minnesota. Our campus provides care across the continuum including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Transitional Care, Long-Term Care & Memory Care. Our campus is located on 80 beautiful acres and offers a warm and invited setting for seniors to call home. This welcoming environment extends to our employees who enjoy being a part of something special - a diverse team that really cares about each other and is committed to providing exceptional care and compassion to our residents and patients.

The Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator position will primarily serve our Long-Term Care residents, but may assist in other areas of the campus on an as-needed basis. This position works to implement and lead life enrichment activities. A typical schedule of this position is Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm.

Responsibilities of the Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator:
  • Coordinates and implements group and individual activities such as exercise, crafts, birthday & holiday parties, history presentations, board games and much more!
  • Creates and leads a fun and inviting environment for our residents that fosters creativity, enjoyment and companionship.
  • Participates in resident outings to local Apple Orchards, Fishing Trips, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and local restaurants.
  • Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team to design and implement activity care plans that meet a resident's physical and psychosocial needs.
  • Participate in resident care conferences with residents and their loved ones to communicate about a resident's care plan and participation in leisure activities.

Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field is preferred OR certification through National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS) or a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) program.
  • 1-3 years' experience working with older adults, preferably in conducting and leading activities OR 1-3 years' experience working in a customer service related industry.

Required Skills:
  • Ability to coordinate, develop and lead activities with residents.
  • Ability to communicate with fellow co-workers, residents and families in an appropriate manner.
  • Familiar with basic computer systems such as Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills.

Minnesota Masonic Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Join our five-star team and become a part of the Masonic Difference! Let us empower you to provide the excellent, resident-centered care that has always been your goal and our legacy. Our evidence-based, technology-supported and professional environment is located on a beautiful, 80-acre campus on the bluffs of the Minnesota River.

Substantial Benefits

Medical health coverage with several options from which to choose to meet your needs:

  • Delta Dental
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan with matching contributions
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for health, dental and childcare expenses
  • Vision Plan

Ongoing Education

  • Thorough orientation and continuous educational opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Quality assurance program

Staff Amenities

  • On-site employee cafeteria
  • Block scheduling and schedule flexibility
  • On-site fitness center and walking paths
  • Staff recognition events
  • Discounted massage therapy
  • On-site general store
  • On-site beauty salon/barber shop
  • Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery
  • Employee discount programs


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