Mount Sinai Careers

Creative Arts Therapy Fellowship

New York, New York
Support Services


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Job Summary:
    This is a unique opportunity for a new professional in the Creative Arts Therapy field who is seeking a specialized learning experience in the field of pediatric medical art therapy. This position reports directly to a Licensed and Board Certified Creative Arts Therapist and will receive regular clinical supervision.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. Provide comprehensive creative arts therapy services for pediatric patients and family members that meet emotional, physical, cognitive, social/cultural and communicative needs.
    2. Provide creative art therapy services for patients and families at the end-of-life and at hospital-based memorial services in collaboration with the psychosocial team.
    3. Document creative art therapy interventions in patient charts in a timely and thorough manner, including initial assessments and progress notes.
    4. Communicate effectively with child life staff and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team on clinical care planning and issues revealed through creative art therapy sessions.
    5. Present educational in-services about creative art therapy within the medical center.
    8. Maintain accurate creative art therapy session statistics in quality assurance efforts.
    9. Adhere to infection control and other safety standards in the maintenance and ordering of creative art therapy and in clinical practice.
    10. Participate in KidZone TV programming and show-creation, Mount Sinai’s closed-circuit live broadcast studio and channel.
    11. Perform other related duties as assigned.



 


 

Requirements

This is a unique opportunity for a new professional in the Creative Arts Therapy field who is seeking a specialized learning experience in the field of pediatric medical art therapy. This position reports directly to a Licensed and Board Certified Creative Arts Therapist and will receive regular clinical supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide comprehensive creative arts therapy services for pediatric patients and family members that meet emotional, physical, cognitive, social/cultural and communicative needs.

2. Provide creative art therapy services for patients and families at the end-of-life and at hospital-based memorial services in collaboration with the psychosocial team.

3. Document creative art therapy interventions in patient charts in a timely and thorough manner, including initial assessments and progress notes.

4. Communicate effectively with child life staff and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team on clinical care planning and issues revealed through creative art therapy sessions.

5. Present educational in-services about creative art therapy within the medical center.

8. Maintain accurate creative art therapy session statistics in quality assurance efforts.

9. Adhere to infection control and other safety standards in the maintenance and ordering of creative art therapy and in clinical practice.

10. Participate in KidZone TV programming and show-creation, Mount Sinai’s closed-circuit live broadcast studio and channel.

11. Perform other related duties as assigned.

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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