Expressive Therapist PT Evening/Weekend
Chicago, IL 
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What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.

As an Expressive Therapist you will:
  • Be responsible for providing direct clinical services to child, adolescent, and adult patients utilizing art and other expressive therapies to address interpersonal issues that cause emotional distress.

  • These include art therapy, music therapy and dance/movement therapy and certifications allowing for therapeutic interventions of specific group types.

  • Depending on certification other modalities such as play therapy, EMDR and other trauma-informed interventions may be utilized as clinical appropriate for the patient or population.

  • Planning and implementation of group sessions for each population.

  • Planning and implementation of individual sessions.

  • Documentation of group sessions and individual sessions.

  • Completion of Activity Therapy assessments.
  • Planning and assisting with programming outside of normal group hours for special events.

  • Maintaining and ordering appropriate materials and supplies for interventions.


Qualifications
As an Expressive Therapist you will have:
  • Master's Degree in Art, Music, Dance/Movement Therapy from an accredited school.

  • Certification or registry appropriate to the disciple of study, such as the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

  • Independent practice scope licensure as an LPC, LMFT or LCSW is desired.

  • CPR and CPI.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience.

Job: Behavior/Mental Health
Primary Location: IL-Chicago-Kindred Hospital Chicago North BU
Organization: 4008 - Kindred Hospital Chicago North BU
Shift: Evening

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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