Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Per Diem-Creative Arts Therapist.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing creative arts therapy services for adult patients in assigned area under the general guidance of Supervisor or Director.
Utilizes knowledge, expertise, and resources to assess, plan and prioritize appropriate creative arts therapy interventions for assigned patient population. Seeks and assimilates information from team members, patient, family, and medical record to perform appropriate assessment. Assesses patients interests and creative/expressive goals using knowledge of human development/disease/condition, treatment, healthcare stressors, cultural and family systems.
Determines and prioritizes scope and depth of creative arts therapy services indicated for each patient based on assessment/reassessment and develops care plans compatible with patient strengths, needs and goals.
Plans, organizes, and implements individual and group creative arts programs for designated clinical area. Ensures that the program is varied and engaging to meet the psychological, cognitive, physical, functional, social, and expressive needs of patients and, as applicable, family members while meeting the guidelines established by discipline specific and applicable regulatory agencies.
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of individual and group creative arts therapy interventions and activities, modifying as necessary to achieve goals and improve performance.
Facilitates patient/family relations in the context of Patient- and Family-Centered Care. Includes family members in assessment and interventions, providing education and support to families as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors degree in Creative Arts Therapy (Music Therapy). Must be certification/registration eligible upon hire, with certification by the appropriate credentialing organization and LCAT within one year of hire..
Required Licenses: Creative Arts Therapist Lic
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Creative Arts Therapy; BT-MC Certification and LCAT with Music Therapy experience in a health care setting.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.