Ascension Health Expressive Therapist I - Registry, Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Job ID: 202828

Expressive Therapist I - Registry, Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Expressive Therapist I

City, State: Hoffman Estates, IL

Location: AMITA Health - Behavioral Health Hospital

Department: Behavioral Hlth Hosp Admin 002

Additional Job Details: PRN / Rotating, Weekly

Schedule: Week days 9AM-7PM; Weekends 10AM-5PM

Marketing Statement

AMITA Health ( www.AMITAhealth.org ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Develops and implements activity therapy treatment plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts patient assessments and establishes recreational/leisure therapy treatment goals.

  • Evaluates each patient's progress and the effectiveness of recreational/leisure therapy interventions.

  • Coordinates therapeutic recreational/leisure activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.

  • Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic recreational/leisure activities in the community.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree, Bachelor's degree required

  • Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • Certified expressive therapist with 2 years or more experience working at psychiatric facility preferred.

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact Candidate Care at 855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST, M-F.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.