Expressive Therapist, FT Days- Adult Psychiatry

Silver Spring, MD
Sep 19, 2019
Sep 27, 2019
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 Expressive 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.

The Expressive Therapist:
Expressive Therapist collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to provide evidence based treatment and service for inpatient psychiatric patients in a practice environment aimed at continuous evaluation and improvement.
This therapist conducts a program of therapeutic activities to assist participants to move toward improved functioning and attainment of individual goals.
Therapist will engage in their specialized discipline to include art, movement, music or recreation therapy as well as conduct discussion groups and individual counseling when needed.
Therapist will document patients responses to these services in accordance with regulatory standards as well as document treatment planning goals.

Qualified candidates will possess:
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field.
Masters preferred (i.g. Art Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Movement Therapy, Music Therapy )
Prior experience in acute care preferred
Strong customer service skills
Able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a multi-task environment
Able to make critical judgments
Effective verbal and written communication skills in English
Basic computer skills such as e-mail, internet and Microsoft Office

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

36 hours, four days per week, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm with the commitment to work one Saturday per month.

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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