• Bronx, NY


: $90,250.00 - $203,440.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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The Creative Arts Therapist (CAT) is responsible for individual and group therapy treatments using creative arts therapy techniques in music, art and/or dance in order to facilitate patient recovery on the inpatient psychiatric unit. Assesses patients and provides music therapy services and activities. Monitors and records the activity and progress of patients. Responsibilities: Provide individual and group treatment using creative arts therapy techniques in music, art, and dance. Perform and document weekly assessments throughout patient's stay. The CAT performs initial and weekly assessments, participates in the development of the patient s treatment plan and participates in clinical conferences. Responsible for patient centered treatment planning and implementation of therapeutic group therapy programming. Participate and present in clinical conferences and all medical center performance improvement activities and practices. Recognize, address and utilize therapeutic creative arts interventions to facilitate mastery and coping. Demonstrate range of creative arts techniques for support of patient during procedures. Manage multiple patients in a group session; assessing need for escalation of situations, and prioritizing needs of the group. Experience: Masters in a Creative Art Therapy, New York State License or limited permit eligibility to practice Creative Arts Therapy required. Creative Arts Therapist is required to have a level of expertise in a specific creative art, such as art, music, and/or dance. Music therapy is preferred. Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: HOURS VARY Req ID: 101825 Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. N/A
Associated topics: art therapy, creative, dance therapy, drama therapy, expressive therapist, music therapy, recreation, recreational, recreational therapist, rehabilitation

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