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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Recreation Therapist Aide in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

These are seasonal, summer positions at the Department of Public Health's Tewksbury Hospital in the Recreation Therapy Department. This is a seasonal position for an anticipated duration of 90 days and primary consideration is given to eligible high school and college/university students enrolled in or interested in a related field of study. * Tewksbury Hospital under the Department of Public Health (DPH), a 370 bed Joint Commission accredited hospital, is currently hiring Seasonal Recreation Therapy Aides. The hospital provides a broad treatment of care and comfort to adults with medical and/or mental illnesses. _Please Note:_ These are full-time,40-hour Seasonal positions. The schedule is 1st Shift, Monday through Friday with Saturday, Sunday and Holidays off. These positions assist Recreational Therapists in providing therapeutic treatments and recreational activities to the patient population. *_About Tewksbury Hospital:_ Tewksbury Hospital offers a broad range of services including a physician on site at all times, around-the-clock nursing care, rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, psychology services, social services, nutritional services, and an on-site dialysis clinic. Learn more about our important work: _Pre-Hire Process:_ * A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit * Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. * Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For questions about this requisition, please contact Human Resources at 978-851-7321 x2347. Questions or issues regarding access/login credentials to MassCareers, please contact the Mass HR ESC at 617-979-8500. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None. Special Requirements: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! COVID Vaccine Requirement:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Medical Services* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *Seasonal Recreation Therapist Aide * Location: *Massachusetts-Tewksbury-365 East Street Requisition ID: 230004TX