Mount Sinai Careers

CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY COORDINATOR

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The Creative Arts Therapy Coordinator provides creative art therapy interventions to improve the quality of life for patients and their family members.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. 1. Provide comprehensive creative art therapy services for pediatric patients and family members that meet emotional, physical, cognitive, social/cultural and communicative needs.
    2. 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. 3. Document creative art therapy interventions in patient charts in a timely and thorough manner, including initial assessments and progress notes.
    4. 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. 5. Present educational in-services about creative art therapy within the medical center.
    6. 6. Develop and maintain graduate creative art therapy internship program through collaboration with local universities and child life leadership.
    7. 7. Supervise volunteers and interns providing music based interventions. Actively participate in clinical group supervision.
    8. 8. Maintain accurate creative art therapy session statistics in quality assurance efforts.
    9. 9. Adhere to infection control and other safety standards in the maintenance and ordering of creative art therapy and in clinical practice.
    10. 10. Perform other related duties as assigned.

 


 

Requirements:
  • Master's degree in related field.

    Creative Arts Therapy License within 12 months of employment.

    Experience:

    1-3 years of related experience.

    Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills.

    Licenses:

    1. Creative Arts Therapy

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

for Live Chat Click Here