Creative Arts Therapist - Level III Job at NYC Health Hospitals, New York, NY

  • NYC Health Hospitals
  • New York, NY

Job Description

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx (NCB) is a member facility of the New York City Health + Hospitals system,one of eleven acute care facilities within the City of New York. A 215-bed community hospital, NCBH specializes in women's and children's services. It also provides Behavioral Health acute and ambulatory care. Its busy outpatient department has led the way in community-based care delivered in a compassionate and culturally-appropriate manner. It's Labor and Delivery service safely brings more than 1,000 babies into the world each year. NCBH is committed to providing safe, high-quality medical care for any and all in need.

At NYC Health + Hospitals, our mission is to deliver high quality care health services, without exception. Every employee takes a person-centered approach that exemplifies the ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence) through empathic communication and partnerships between all persons.

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Job Description

Primary clinical position to provide inpatient admission assessment, treatment plan, clinical progress note documentation. Develop/implement daily therapty group programming for inpatient units that includes weekend coverage. Engage with patients to provide treatment & positive hospital experience.
  • Provide a variety of therapy sessions that engages patients and provide positive therapeutic patient experience.
  • Perform required daily group programming that meet the needs of inpatient psychiatric population on inpatient units. Perform required assessments & clinical documentation.
  • Provide evening & weekend coverage for multiple units as required.
  • Able to supervise students/designated staff. Maintain supplies & group room as needed for session according to regulation.
  • Have a minimum of daily sessions which includes weekend & evening.
  • Perform inpatient assessment/interview & provide input on treatment plans.
  • Can attend treatment team meetings, grand rounds & participate in staff development.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by director & designated staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Assignment Level I
1. A valid License or Limited Permit issued by the New York State Education Department to practice as a Creative Arts Therapist. Employees working with a Limited Permit must obtain
Licensure within two years from their date of appointment.
Assignment Level II
1. A valid License issued by the New York State Education Department to practice as a
Creative Arts Therapist; and
2. Two years of full-time, paid, professional experience in creative arts therapy.
Assignment Level III
In addition to meeting the requirements for Assignment Levels II, Assignment Level III
1. One additional year of experience

Department Preferences

Experience in inpatient psychiatry providing patient centered sessions. Able to conduct wellness sessions effectively with patients.

Rotating days (9am - 5pm)

*weekends and evenings are required*

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button

NYC Health and Hospitals offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits for employees hired to work 20+ hrs. per week
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Loan Forgiveness Programs for eligible employees
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation in accordance with employees' Collectively bargained contracts
  • College tuition discounts and professional development opportunities
  • Multiple employee discounts programs

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Work visa, Afternoon shift,

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