The Hospital is seeking Activity Therapist to work with children adolescents and adults. The ideal candidate will have experience with Recreational, Dance Movement, Music or any other area of therapeutic expressive study. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and growing behavioral health organization in the Chicagoland community. Come be a part of our winning team of professionals and make a difference!
The primary responsibilities are as follows: • Provide Expressive Therapy Services to children, adolescents and adults within the therapeutic milieu • Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning, implementing and evaluating individualized treatment plans • Maintain all appropriate forms of documentation • Establish and implement creative and innovative expressive therapy groups sessions • Provide direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse
Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in an Expressive Therapy or Social work required; Masters preferred. • Expressive/Recreation Therapy Certification (or is certification eligible) by the professional organization in the area(s) of expertise preferred. • One year experience working with psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting. • Knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice.