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ART THERAPIST

TORRANCE, CA | Other
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Job Description

Responsibilities

 Art Therapist Opportunity - Full Time and Part Time Positions Available

 

Del Amo Behavioral Health System, a subsidiary of UHS, offers a safe and compassionate environment for individuals looking for hope and healing from emotional, psychiatric and addiction issues.

 

Del Amo Behavioral Health offers a wide range of options, including inpatient, outpatient and specialty programs that includes children, adolescents, adults and seniors.  Whether addressing the needs of adults, adolescents or children, we are committed to providing our patients with treatment to help them find recovery that endures.  Our patients receive the same quality treatment from our thoughtful and compassionate team no matter the level of care.

 

Learn more and apply today by visiting our website at: www.delamohospital.com

 

Benefits include:

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

 

The Activity Therapist supervises and coordinates the activities of patients in the Adjunctive Therapy program to facilitate rehabilitation of physically, mentally or emotionally disabled patients.  The Activity Therapist follows policies, procedures, standards and objectives for the treatment of patients; complies with performance improvement program.  May organize and conduct music, art, recreation, or other therapy programs, depending on specialty.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance.  Facilitates the learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, to promote and maintain health.  Other duties include but not limited to:

  • Participates in the implementation of departmental patient care policies, procedures and protocols as required.
  • Participates in planning skills in the routine scheduling of patients for adjunctive therapy treatments in accordance with available personnel and equipment.
  • Promptly records all referrals for adjunctive therapy. Documents the date for the referral service as requested.
  • Always obtains complete information about the patient’s medical history, leisure interests and previous level of physical activity through patient interviews and discussions with other informed sources. Recommends a plan of care.
  • Teaches patients the skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluates patient’s progress, attitudes and behavior as related to their rehabilitative potential.
  • Identify patient needs, develop and coordinate the implementations of therapeutic programs in accordance with administrative guidelines and medical directives.
  • Orients and educates the client and other appropriate parties to the purposes and procedures of the adjunctive therapy evaluation.
  • Initiates patient charges. Maintains department records.
  • Records all patient services provided, complies with billing/charge procedures.
  • Completes all Adjunctive Therapy log documentation in a timely manner as assigned.
  • Consistently conducts a thorough initial assessment of patient needs and develops a care plan within 72 hours of patient’s admission, as assigned.
  • Always communicates with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate treatment consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in treatment planning and advises on planned programs for therapy.
  • Consistently conducts population specific treatment groups starting and ending on time.

 

 

As one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

 

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

 

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 our 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. The 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 us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Qualifications

Education:  Degree in Recreation, Music, Art, or appropriate program required.

 

Credentials:       

  • Art Therapy National Art Therapy Credentials Board or State of California Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Science;
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Experience:       

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in psychiatric setting preferred;
  • Working knowledge of the psychiatric process and its relationship to arts, crafts, sports, games, small/large group activities preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:    

  • Knowledgeable in the following methods: ADL programs, craft-assisted therapies, prevocational skills, sensory motor techniques, developmental activities, large and small group intervention skills, and cognitive/social skill development.
  • Knowledgeable in the following methods: Passive and active activities, large and small group activities, knowledge of leisure activities, counseling techniques, general knowledge of sports and/or music.
  • Must have psychological sensitivity and instructional skills.
  • Must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision;
  • Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;
  • Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;
  • Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;
  • Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;
  • Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads and work assignments on a constant basis;
  • Must have effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.

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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