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Company: Elizabeth Seton Children's
Location: Yonkers, NY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose of Your Position

Fulfill position functions and responsibilities necessary for ethical and efficacious provision of art therapy. Plan developmentally-appropriate individual and group clinical sessions to meet resident-specific goals.   Function as integral part of the Creative Arts Therapy team and neighborhood-based interdisciplinary team to promote quality family-centered care.

Position Functions and Responsibilities

 

  • Understands ESPC Mission and Core Values and incorporates values into daily practice.
  • Continually strive to improve the organization's systems and/or services.
  • Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share recognition, and learn from failures.
  • Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
  • Understands ESPC Mission and Core Values and incorporates values into daily practice.
  • Continually strive to improve the organization's systems and/or services.
  • Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share recognition, and learn from failures.
  • Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
  • Maintain active clinical caseload with approximately 20 client-contact hours per week.
  • Receive referrals and conduct initial art therapy assessments for referred residents who are prioritized for services.
  • Assure accurate physician's orders for all residents indicated for art therapy services, and consistently fulfill orders.
  • Conduct individual and group clinical sessions, with child-centered, measureable goals.
  • Participate in Plan of Care meetings when applicable to discuss clinical goals and progress.
  • Maintain standard data-gathering techniques during all phases of clinical processing including assessment, therapy and evaluation.
  • Adhere to established clinical documentation standards in a timely fashion.
  • Conduct assigned initial screenings of new admissions to determine potential psychosocial, mental and behavioral health needs. Present findings and recommendations for services to CAT and child life teams. Participate in ongoing care planning to provide appropriate psychosocial care.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to provide highest quality of care.
  • Guide and supervise art therapy students and interns following facility and American Art Therapy Association requirements.
  • Represent the Creative Arts Therapy department on one assigned neighborhood by attending clinical status, maintaining interdisciplinary communication, and participating in neighborhood-based initiatives and special events. Participate in providing art therapy orientation, in-services and educational opportunities for ESPC staff.
  • Actively participate in pertinent ESPC committees and Business Plan teams as appropriate (e.g., palliative care committee, ethics committee, business plan work-groups, etc.).
  • Facilitate bereavement Art Therapy services to provide emotional support for staff and family members following the death of a resident.
  • Assist with coordination and implementation of art-related center-wide events (e.g., Wheel art events, art shows, Artworks, etc.)
  • Assist with coordination and implementation of department-led special events and projects (e.g., Family Portraits).
  • Comply with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc., including requirements for licensure, as appropriate.
  • Adhere to AATA Standards of Clinical Practice and Code of Ethics.
  • Engage in on-going continuing education opportunities consistent with professional standards.
  • Engage in on-going clinical supervision, through internal or external means.
  • Clinically represent the department and center through external professional presentations, publications, and/or committee work.
  • Maintain departmental supplies and demonstrate appropriate care of departmental materials.
  • Requisition supplies with the approval of the supervisor.
  • Flexibility to work rotating evening and weekend hours to meet the needs of the children.


Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • Master's degree in art therapy
  • Registration and Board Certification in Art Therapy (ATR-BC)
  • New York State license in Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT) or LCAT-eligible


Required Experience

 Experience:

  • Experience with medically complex children preferred

  • Two years clinical experience in art therapy

 



Job Location

Yonkers, New York US


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