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

Description

Position Summary:

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

Job 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.
  • Understand the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Mission and Core Values and incorporate 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, including both group and individual sessions.
  • Maintain active clinical caseload with approximately 20 client-contact hours per week, including both group and individual sessions.
  • Receive referrals and conduct initial dance/movement therapy assessments for referred residents who are prioritized for services.
  • Assure accurate physician's orders for all residents on caseload, and consistently fulfill orders.
  • Conduct individual and group clinical sessions, with child-centered, measurable 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 the Creative Arts Therapies and Child Life teams. Participate in ongoing care planning to provide appropriate psychosocial care.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to provide continuity of care.
  • Participate in the supervision and training of dance/movement therapy students and interns as designated.
  • Represent the Creative Arts Therapies department on one or more assigned neighborhoods by attending clinical status, maintaining interdisciplinary communication, and participating in neighborhood-based initiatives and special events.
  • Participate in providing dance/movement therapy orientation, in-services and educational opportunities for ESPC staff.
  • Actively participate in pertinent ESPC committees and teams as appropriate (e.g., palliative care committee, family-centered care committee, task-specific work-groups).
  • Facilitate bereavement services to provide emotional support for staff and family members prior to and following the death of a resident.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of department-led special events and projects.
  • Comply with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc. including requirements for board certification and licensure, as appropriate.
  • Adhere to the ADTA 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. Inform supervisor of any items in need of repair or replacement. Make suggestions for purchase of new materials.
  • Flexibility to work rotating evening and weekend hours to meet the needs of the children.

 

 



Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • Master's degree in dance/movement therapy
  • Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) or Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT)
  • New York State license in Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT), LCAT limited permit, or LCAT/permit-eligible


Required Experience

Experience:

  • Experience with medically complex children preferred
  • Two years clinical experience in dance/movement therapy


Job Location

Yonkers, New York US


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