Creative Art Therapist - LPC/LCSW

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Pediatrics - Psychiatry
  • Part Time - Day Shift
  • Allied Health Care
  • Req #: 16332
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Summary

 

Position Summary
Provides ongoing creative art therapy programs to meet the needs of children, adolescents, and their families using individual/family/group interventions.   

Essential Duties

  1. Demonstrates skills and competencies in creative arts therapy. Knowledgeable of the cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturation process and tailor/adapt interventions to the appropriate developmental and treatment needs.   
  2. Provides group sessions with individuals and families participating in the Pediatric Day Program. Provides individual and family sessions on an outpatient basis.  Maintains appropriate client/therapist boundaries per ethical guidelines. 
  3. Provides written documentation which includes clinical notes and billing documentation in the patients chart after each contact. Charting will meet standards of care of the division of Pediatric Behavioral Health. Maintains confidentiality of all patient records and communication.  
  4. Attends all relevant department meetings and case conferences. Attends supervision meetings as established by the supervisor. 
  5. Maintains and orders supplies within the provided budget.  Maintains the Children’s Art Gallery and oversees the use of the creative arts therapy room. 

Other Duties
Occasionally give tours of the art therapy room/gallery.

Competencies

  1. Building Strategic Relationships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  2. Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
  3. Care Management: Having the knowledge and skills to secure relevant patient care data and identify key issues and relationships in the management of patient care; understanding the relationships among assessments, interventions, and patient responses; skilled in documentation of assessments and adjusting physical and cognitive prescriptions as needed.
  4. Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  5. Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  6. Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.
  7. Professional Development or Continuous Learning and Development: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance their contribution to the organization.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
None

Travel
None

Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Master’s degree in Social Work or psychology required
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of 2 years post graduate experience working with a pediatric population required.  Experience working with individuals with emotional/behavioral issues and/or chronic illness preferred.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Current LPC/LCSW in the state of Colorado and registered Art Therapist with the Art Therapy Credentialing Board.

Salary Range: $24.00 - $30.00

Benefits

At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.

With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan
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