Art Therapist (LGPAT), FT Days - Activity Therapy

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 24, 2019
Closes
Sep 27, 2019
Ref
R-5473
Hours
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an Art Therapist, who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Masters degree in Art Therapy
- LGPAT license
- BLS certification via the American Heart Association
- Knowledge of psychiatric and addictive disease diagnoses and treatment (required)
- Experience with inpatient or outpatient psychiatric patient caseload (1-2 yrs preferred)

Full-time, weekday (M-F) schedule; 9am-5pm

The Art Therapist will be responsible to serve as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team; to provide art therapy services to child/adolescent and adult/senior psychiatric populations. These are patients in both Inpatient and Outpatient units; PHP - Partial Hospitalization Program, at AHC Behavioral Health and Wellness in Rockville.
- Must be comfortable with and in volatile situations and rapid changing patient environments.
- Independent; self-motivated and comfortable with working within a small team.
* Comfortable around dogs - - used in Pet Therapy groups

Work Schedule:
    • Ability to effectively plan and conduct clinical groups for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
    • Full-time, Weekday schedule
    • SHIFTS: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm


Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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