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Art Therapist

AUBURN HILLS, MI | Other
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Job Description

Responsibilities

Art Therapist - Contingent (PRN) Status - Mainly Weekend Hours - As Needed

HAVENWYCK HOSPITAL (a UHS facility)

Havenwyck Hospital s a Joint Commission-accredited and licensed psychiatric hospital, overlooking Lake Galloway in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We specialize in providing comprehensive, compassionate behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults. It is the ultimate goal of our dedicated staff to build strength, confidence and knowledge within each patient, in hopes that they may continue learning and understanding their needs and practicing self-care for the rest of their lives.

For more information, please visit us at www.havenwyckhospital.com

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Art Therapist is responsible for the provision of Art Therapy services, including assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic activity interventions and discharge planning. The therapist utilizes individual and/or group interventions to bring about positive changes in the patient’s behavior, be-it cognitive, social, emotional, or physical. The therapist educates the patient in healthy coping skills, and available resources to continue the client in post-discharge planning and involvement. The therapist will be responsible for the provision of services according to the current standards of practice.

 

DUTIES  WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITIED TO:       

  • Establishes treatment goals and objectives to meet individual needs of patients and determines the Art Therapy Modality by which the goals are achieved.
  • Evaluates each patient’s progress and the effectiveness of therapy treatment, and records results on daily progress notes follows all documentation policies.
  • Develops and applies clinical skills by interviewing and assessing patient’s level of functioning, observing patient participation in Art Therapy Sessions and their response to the same.
  • Attends treatment team conferences to exchange information and observations with other members of the team, as well as assisting with the completion of the initial Treatment Plan and Treatment Plan progress summary updates.
  • The therapist uses a variety of art based expressive therapies using different forms of media.
  • The therapist will use an art medium to reveal thoughts and feelings of the patients and safely manage the reactions that may present.
  • The therapist will collaborate with patients using a unique skill set of theoretical approaches in the use of art in the implementation of their treatment.
  • Flexible work schedule to meet program/hospital needs.

If you would like to learn more about this position before applying, please contact Havenwyck Hospital at 248-373-9200.

BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300 Subsidiaries

 

What do our current employees value at Havenwyck Hospital & UHS?

 

An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Havenwyck Hospital as a Mental Health Technician is being part of a team that's providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families, at their most vulnerable times  Supportive and responsive leadership.  You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry.  Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.  There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.  

 

Universal Health Services (UHS):

 

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020.  In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.’ Largest Public Companies.  Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Theories of Art Therapy, Counseling, or Psychotherapy from an institute identified by the American Art Therapy Association required. Doctorate’s degree preferred.
  • The individual must be eligible to take the National Art Therapy Registration (ATR) examination and obtain the registration within 2 years of the hire date.
  • Experience in psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Current and valid Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC) or License Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Michigan preferred.
  • Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective action history, evaluation, etc.) to be considered for internal transfers.

EEO Statement

 

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

 

Notice

 

At UHS and all its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email.  Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.  If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at: https://uhs.alertline.com  or 1-800-852- 3449.

Company Overview

  • Website uhsinc.com
  • Headquarters BOALSBURG, PA
  • Size >50,000
  • Founded 1979
  • Type Public
  • CEO GREGORY P GAERTNER PHD
  • Revenue $10B - $50B
  • Industry Business Services
  • About uhs
  • UHS is a healthcare firm that owns and operates a chain of 400 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.

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