Art Therapist – Hospice Facility and Home Visits – Part Time – Days

AMITA HEALTH

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We Are Hiring:

We are hiring an Art Therapist – Field Visits to work within our St. Thomas Hospice Department.

 

Schedule:

  • Part-Time, Days
  • Choose 2 1/2 days to work Monday to Friday – you create your schedule for visits during the day hours
  • Travel Required to facilities and homes within territory area
  • Mileage reimbursed
  • ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED!

 

Why AMITA Health Hospice?

Adventist St. Thomas Hospice provides special care for people who are terminally ill. This involves a team-oriented approach that addresses the medical, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. Hospice also provides support to the patient’s family or caregiver.

What You Will Do:

Develop and implement art therapy treatment plans.

  • Conduct patient assessments and establish art therapy treatment goals.
  • Evaluate each patient's progress and the effectiveness of art therapy interventions.
  • Coordinate therapeutic art activities for both large and small groups.
  • Observe patient response and encourage socialization.
  • Provide patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic art activities in the community.
  • Coordinate patient care with other members of the healthcare team to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered or Board Certified Art Therapist required.
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art Therapy Required.
  • Master's degree preferred.

Additional Preferences:

Work Experience:

  • Prior work experience with geriatric population
  • Prior work experience in hospice, palliative care, or elder care

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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