Recreation Coordinator, Therapeutic Recreation - Langley Memorial Hospital

City Langley
Job ID 2023-48790
General and Clinical Support - Allied Health Support
Employment Type
Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Rotating 0830-1630/0900-1700
Days Off
Long Term Care & Assisted Living
Salary at Time of Posting
$30.96 - $30.96 / hour

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $30.96 - $30.96 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.


Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time – Recreation Coordinator, Therapeutic Recreation to join our team at Cedar Hill/Maple Hill & Marrwood/Rosewood - Langley Memorial Hospital located in Langley, B.C. We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service.


Come work with us!


Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.


Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.


Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.


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Detailed Overview

As a member of the interdisciplinary team and reporting to the Recreation Therapist, the Recreation Coordinator plans, implements, monitors, and revises recreation programs that provide residents/patients with opportunities to maintain and improve their physical, mental, spiritual and social functioning.


  1. Plans, implements, monitors, and evaluates recreation programs that meet the needs of residents, such as community outings, arts and crafts, word games, cooking, gardening, exercise, sports, discussions, and pool programs.
  2. Prepares food items with residents by counting, weighing and/or measuring ingredients, mixing beverage and food items and assembling food items. Portions out and serves food and beverages.
  3. Prepares for and accompanies residents on community outings by performing duties such as ensuring that residents have appropriate clothing, necessary equipment, and funds for activities.
  4. Drives residents to and from outings. Operates passenger transportation vehicle.
  5. Supervises up to four Activity Workers I and/or II by performing duties such as scheduling and coordinating work assignments, determining training and orientation requirements, providing performance feedback and information related to employee performance evaluation to the Recreation Therapist.
  6. Schedules work assignments of and provides direction to volunteers, including training and orientation duties ensuring standardization of procedures.
  7. Assists with assessment for admission to the facility by performing duties such as taking leisure histories, reviewing background information, and preparing leisure assessments for use in developing goals with residents to enhance their quality of life by maintaining and improving physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual functioning.
  8. Exchanges information during interdisciplinary committee meetings, team conferences, family meetings, and other resident-focused conferences on matters related to residents' needs, desires and responses to care provided. Reports observations, concerns, and changes in residents' conditions, abilities, and behaviours to appropriate team members.
  9. Monitors equipment, tools, materials, and supplies, checks for safety of same, and reports malfunctions and purchase requirements to the appropriate staff. Maintains work area in an orderly condition, cleaning and putting away equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  10. Performs clerical and reception functions, including answering the telephone, greeting visitors, and recording resident attendance records and workload information.
  11. Provides feedback and suggestions to, and informs the Recreation Therapist of, resident issues and concerns.
  12. Participates in creating and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by understanding and following Health and Safety rules, regulations, and practices such as Fire, Disaster, WHMIS, and Infection Control.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from a recognized recreational program, plus one (1) year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Successful completion of the Foodsafe Course. Valid Class 4 B.C. Driver's License.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to supervise.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


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