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Methodist Hospital

Art Therapist

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Behavioral and Social Work • Job ID: 02531-125727

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our BMT department. Submit your application today!

Benefits:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Seeking an Art Therapist  to join our team who responsible for providing art therapy and therapeutic activities (both individual and group setting) for patients and their siblings in the Hematology/Oncology/ and Bone Marrow Transplant inpatient and outpatient settings. Multi-disciplinary team meetings provide for planning and communication that establish individualized treatment plans for medical and psychological intervention. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Methodist Healthcare Systems philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

What you will do in this role:

  • Plans, directs, monitors, and evaluates group and individual art therapy and therapeutic services to patients /families with complex medical and psychosocial issues within the Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant program, in accordance with Ethical Standards of American Art Therapy Association.
  • Provides family-centered psychosocial care through; o conducting individual, group, and family-centered art therapy and counseling services o completing individual consultation and evaluation of patient’s siblings, as needed o advising parents on techniques for behavior management and emotional nurturance of the medically complex child. o providing art therapy and therapeutic play interventions to assist patients in coping and cooperating with medical care.
  • Collaborates with medical healthcare team to coordinate art therapy and counseling services and to provide comprehensive psychosocial care.
  • Attends and participates in multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings to ensure coordination with medical team efforts. 
  • Documents art therapy/counseling sessions, assessments, and progress notes in patient chart (inpatient and outpatient, as appropriate)
  • Participates in BMT & Hem/Onc Survivorship Clinic by conducting age-appropriate art therapy assessments to determine developmental and emotional functioning related to treatment. Documents assessment and presents findings/recommendations to medical team.
  • Co-facilitates staff gatherings to process grief and loss, post crisis interventions, and therapeutic support

Qualifications

Education: 

  • Master’s Degree in Art Therapy by accredited Art Therapy Program.

Experience: 

  • 2 years experience as an Art Therapist; experience with pediatric oncology patients or patients with complex medical & psychosocial issues

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Methodist Healthcare is recognized as the most respected and preferred healthcare provider in the South Texas region. As San Antonio’s second largest private employer, we employ more than 11,000 individuals, including 2,700 physicians in all specialties. Methodist Healthcare is a 50-50 co-ownership between Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. and HCA Healthcare. Since 1963, our commitment has never wavered in consistently improving the health and wellness of our community by “Serving Humanity to Honor God.”

Our network of greater San Antonio hospitals includes nine acute care facilities: Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children's Hospital, Methodist Hospital Ambulatory Surgery, Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, Methodist Hospital Northeast, Methodist Hospital South, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak and Methodist Hospital Texsan.  We also offer 4 freestanding emergency centers in Boerne, Converse, Westover Hills, and the Quarry. At each of our facilities, we offer an outstanding selection of doctors, healthcare professionals, equipment and health services from wellness events to transplant services, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, oncology and a complete range of other medical services.  For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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