Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp
Location KINGSTON, PA (Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp)
Department Guidance Services
Field Psychological/Social Svcs
Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.
Psych Allied Therapist - First Hospital - 1.0 FT D/W
Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Director of Social Work, the Allied Therapist completes Allied therapy assessments on assigned patients, implements the group and individual Allied therapy sessions outlined in the program schedule and the patient’s treatment pan, and provides feedback to the treatment team regarding the patient’s progress.
Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Art Therapy and registration (A.T.R.) or eligibility for A.T.R. or Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapist and O.T.R.L. or music therapy or recreational therapy required; attend and participate in continuing educational programs designed to increase awareness of changes in profession.
One (1) year clinical experience preferred. Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and family members/significant others; demonstrates verbal and written communication skills and the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and legible from; ability to interface with all disciplines; ability to organize and prioritize multifaceted workload; knowledge of principles of individual and group activities therapy techniques; practices within the Art Therapy code of Ethics; and exercises tact, diplomacy and good judgment at all times.