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Expressive Therapist - PRN - (229937)

Universal Health Services


Location:
KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
1886
Universal Health Services
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Expressive Therapist - PRN - (229937)

Facility Name
Two Rivers Behavioral Health System
Location
KANSAS CITY, MO 64133 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Other, Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Two Rivers Behavioral Health System has been providing services to the Kansas City metropolitan and surrounding area since 1986. Two Rivers is committed to providing children, adolescents and adults with compassionate behavioral health treatment based on the unique needs of the individual. We are a Joint Commission Accredited hospital providing inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services. The Expressive Therapy (ET) department is looking to hire a PRN Expressive Arts Therapist. Duties will include providing individual and group psychotherapy for patients with a focus on the recovery principles. ET staff support the multidisciplinary treatment teams with, assessment, consultation, and milieu therapy. ET staff also participate in hospital operations via performance improvement, training, supervision of students, community relations, and the promotion of service excellence. 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.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities: The Expressive Therapist is an essential member of the Clinical Services/Treatment team. He/she provides for delivery and documentation of age/population specific expressive therapy interventions. Plans, schedules and implements expressive therapy programs to meet the needs, interest and capabilities of the patient population. Completes assessments on all patients to identify leisure interests and coping deficits. This position will primarily include evenings and weekend hours.

Required/Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy, Master's in Art Therapy. Registered Art Therapist or other comparable certifications preferred. 1 year of experience in acute behavioral health setting and knowledge of regulatory agencies preferred. 

Specifications: 
• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in the planning and treatment aspects of patient care 
• Excellent flexibility, problem solving skills, creativity, and organizational skills 
• Must be able to work independently and be available to work flexible hours, including evenings, holidays and weekend rotation 
• Computer literacy required

THIS OPPORTUNITY PROVIDES: 
Challenging and rewarding work environment 

Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries 

Competitive Compensation 

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience. 
UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. 

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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