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Art Therapist/UKHC

Company: University Of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary The Clinical Art Therapist will be responsible for the day-to-day clinical duties in conjunction with the Creative Arts Therapies team, dividing assignment between UK Healthcare and Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital. The position will provide a patient centered experience when conducting art therapy with adult psychiatric and medical populations; enhance patient experience by monitoring and responding to therapeutic evaluative information; respond to customer service issues in a timely manner, and maintain complete and accurate clinical documentation. Will align the activities of students and interns with patient outcomes as assigned. The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Art Therapy Theory and Practice; Communication Skills (Oral and Written); Problem Solving; Organization; Time Management; Flexibility; Work independently as well as within a team; Dependability. Preferred Education/Experience Master---s degree in Art Therapy plus one or more years related experience preferred. University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University Of Kentucky, Lexington , Art Therapist/UKHC, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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