Expressive Art Therapist Opportunity
North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska's premier mental
health facilities offering hope and healing for children, teens and
adults who struggle with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. We
also offer military-specific care to first responders, service
members, veterans and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots
Hospital. We provide an environment that puts patient care first
through excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and
families we treat, at their most vulnerable times. When you work at
North Star Behavioral Health, you are never alone, as you are part
of a large network of peers and leaders that routinely exchange
ideas and review current topics within the industry. With us, you
have the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career
through robust continuing education opportunities and career
advancement with UHS.
The Expressive Art Therapist is a key member of the Northstar
Behavioral Health Team who provides therapeutic recreational and
expressive therapy services to patients. Serves as a member of the
interdisciplinary treatment team and supports the facility's
treatment program and philosophy.
- Complete Activity Therapy assessments on all assigned cases;
meet with each resident within timelines given, summarizing
individual ability, motivation, and preference.
- Participate in Master Treatment planning and provide input
towards treatment plan updates. Accurately document behaviors in
the Therapeutic Progress section of each monthly Treatment Plan
Update on assigned
- Provide therapeutic recreation and expressive therapy groups as
assigned and according to the unit schedule; group interventions
directly related to Treatment Plan objectives; effectively manage
group process to maximize therapeutic benefit.
- Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment; organize the
activity therapy area to minimize injuries, oversee the maintenance
of equipment used in experiential activities.
- Support departmental goals by offering and accepting
constructive feedback in all professional relationships,
demonstrating healthy boundaries, modifying behavior in response to
- Work with interdisciplinary team to support rules and
expectations, communicating plans for activities in advance,
bringing concerns or input in support of the therapeutic
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of behavioral concepts
applicable to the treatment of psychiatric patient population.
- Bachelor's degree in specific discipline of Expressive Therapy
such as Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Recreation Therapy,
Occupational Therapy, Psychology or related field.
- Certification in specific discipline preferred.
- Challenging & Rewarding Work Environment
- Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug
- 401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock Plan
- SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
- Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its 300+
- Tuition Assistance
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 exceeding $11 billion in 2019. In
2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired
Companies by Fortune on Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes
ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in
Kind of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 90,000 employees and through its
subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral
health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care
access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and
various related services located in 37 US states, Washington D.C.,
Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
If you would like to learn more about the Expressive Art
Therapist position before applying, please contact Samantha Cathey
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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