Full Time Medical Art Therapist to work with Children and Families
Essential Job Duties
Develop and provide appropriate art therapy interventions for patients and families.
Manage resources, including time, staff, and budget effectively.
Provide creative art therapy services for patients and families at the end of life and at hospital based memorial services in collaboration with the psychosocial team.
Document art therapy interventions in patient charts in a timely and thorough manner, including initial assessments and progress notes.
Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate scope of art therapy within a clinical setting.
Promote communication with medical team, nursing, and other family support service departments.
Actively develop community partnerships to promote art therapy
Develop and refine the Art Therapy program, including research to identify best practice for achieving desired clinical outcomes.
Supervise volunteers providing art based interventions. Actively participate in clinical group supervision.
Present educational in-services about art therapy within the medical center and in the community.
Maintain accurate art therapy session statistics in quality assurance efforts.
May supervise art therapy intern/students as available.
Masters' degree in Art Therapy (Approved by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA)) - degree will be verified. or Master's degree in a related field (Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Addiction Counseling, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatry) and 700 hours of supervised practicum/Internship hours in Art Therapy.
Excellent organizational skills.
Knowledge of child development milestones related to chronic illness and hospitalization
Board Certification as an Art Therapist (American Art Therapy Association). Certification is required to be obtained within a year of hire.
CMHC (Clinical Mental Health Counseling) Credential.
One year of experience in a clinical setting.
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