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Expressive Arts Therapist - (223234)

Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - Expressive Arts Therapist - (223234)

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Expressive Arts Therapist - (223234)

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PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 US (Primary)
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider. Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns. On 100 beautiful acres in Northeast Philadelphia stands Friends Hospital, one of America’s oldest hospitals and the first private non-profit institution in the country, founded exclusively to help persons with mental illness. When people come onto the grounds of Friends Hospital, we want them to feel that they have left the city and entered a quiet refuge where the process of healing the mind has taken place for nearly two centuries. A commitment to excellence in psychiatric diagnostics, research, treatment and education is at the core of Friends Hospital’s approach to treatment today. We strive to blend advancing medical treatments with a compassionate and supportive environment. This approach has earned us the distinction as one of Philadelphia’s top mental health facilities and the only inpatient psychiatric hospital in Pennsylvania to achieve Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from The Joint Commission for four years in a row. Using the principles of wellness and recovery, our multidisciplinary treatment teams, including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers, expressive arts therapists, and other mental health specialists, provide individualized care to meet each patient’s unique needs. TheExpressive Art Therapy (EAT) department at Friends hospital is looking to hire a full-time Expressive Arts therapist. Duties will include providing individual and group psychotherapy for patients with a focus on the recovery principles. EAT staff support the multidisciplinary treatment teams with, assessment, consultation, and milieu therapy. EAT staff also participate in hospital operations via performance improvement, training, supervision of students, community relations, and the promotion of service excellence. Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in their related field (Music, Movement, Recreation) and consistent board certification or registration/licensure specific to the discipline. Prior inpatient experience is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will display excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. The position will require the availability to work flexible hours, including holiday and weekend rotation. Summary: Provides age and developmentally appropriate individual and group psychotherapy and assessment, consistent with the standards of his or her professional discipline, for patients on the inpatient and residential units. Supports the multidisciplinary treatment teams with consultation and milieu therapy. Participates in hospital operations via performance improvement, training, supervision of students, community relations, and the promotion of service excellence.
Job Requirements
Specifications: · Master’s (or other discipline-specific terminal degree) in a professional therapeutic discipline; licensure and/or c


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