Allied Therapist - Psychiatry
Casual (0.1 FTE) - 3pm-11:30pm - Evenings & Weekend Hours & Alternating Holiday Coverage for Behavioral Health Unit - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Health Center - Warminster
225 Newtown Road, Warminster, PA 18974
Group therapy coverage. Experience preferred.
Under the direction of the Psychiatric Nurse Manager, the Allied Therapist implements art, music, recreation, educational activities and other creative art therapy programs for care and management of psychiatric patients. He/she uses the creative process as a means of reconciling conflicts, fostering self-awareness and personal growth, and the use of art as a vehicle for psychotherapy. He/she cares for a population of patients ranging in age from young through late adulthood.
Minimum of 3 years of music therapy experience. Minimum 2 years of internship supervisory experience. Home healthcare/hospice experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in creative arts discipline or education. MA or MCAT preferred.
Current professional MT Board Certification or eligible for certification in Pennsylvania.
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
CPR certification or ability to complete certification during introductory period.
Knowledge of the professional Music Therapy Standards of Ethics, Methodologies and Clinical Practices.
Ability to play guitar and at least one other instrument.
Pleasant, in-tune singing voice and repertoire. Experience with drumming, relaxation, songwriting and guided imagery techniques.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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