Incumbent will supervise the activities of a designated clinical function to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and compliance with regulatory requirements and accrediting agencies. Schedule, assign and monitor the work of clinical staff. Plan, organize, implement and supervise a well rounded therapeutic program based in the creative arts therapies for an inpatient psychiatric population. Supervise members of the treatment team to maximize job performance. Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: DAY SHIFT
Master's Degree in Art Therapy, Dance/Movement Therapy, Music Therapy or Drama Therapy. Three years experience required. Direct practice in creative arts therapy or related field with experience in rehabilitation counseling with a psychiatric population preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. -NY State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist with current registration -National Registration and Board Certification in one creative arts therapy modality (art, dance/movement, music or drama therapy) -Clinical application of psychotherapeutic techniques in creative arts therapy within at least one discipline (art, dance/movement, music, or drama therapy). -Practice in leading therapeutic psychoeducational and creative arts based groups -Knowledge of group dynamics and awareness of transference/countertransference within a therapeutic relationship -Knowledge of current DSM psychiatric diagnosis and appropriate clinical interventions applicable to acute inpatient psychiatric care within the scope of practice for licensed creative arts therapists in New York State. -Proficiency in word processing, microsoft operating systems and programs
Internal Number: 86412
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