Art Therapist Job at Sun River Health, Queens, NY

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  • Sun River Health
  • Queens, NY

Job Description

Job Description

Sun River Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who see it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. Sun River Health is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. Sun River Health is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Creative Art Therapist to join our team at our Sutphin Boulevard location in Queens, NY.


POSITION SUMMARY
The Art Therapist enlists and explores client's ability to express themselves through art.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Facilitate art therapy groups for all clients
• Organize client art exhibits in-house and at the graduation/celebration ceremony
• Requisition and submit orders to the Coordinator of Therapeutic Recreation
• Maintains inventory of art supplies as well as order
• Coordinate with case manager to address issues through art therapy
• Coordinates the decorating of the facility for all holidays and other important events/dates
• Provide documentation in client's charts
• Provide monthly report to supervisor
• Assists in special projects as required
• Supports the goals, objectives and mission statement set forth by the Board of Directors
and the administration of the facility
• Attends all mandatory in-service programs including fire safety, infection control, clinical
HIV/AIDS manifestations, transmission, prevention, psychosocial issues, confidentiality
and client's rights

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master's Degree in Art Therapy, required
• Current license to practice as a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) in New York
State
• Prior experience relevant to the area of clinical practice preferred
• Minimum of two years' experience working with substance abuse, HIV/AIDS or related
special population

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION:
Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

Salary Range: $44,850 - $51,675

About Us

Sun River Health is a network of 43 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) providing primary, dental, pediatric, OB-GYN, and behavioral health care to over 245,000 patients annually. With a dedicated staff of 2,000 doctors, nurses, and health care professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, affordable care to those who need it most. Sun River Health started in 1975 when four African American mothers spearheaded efforts to open our first health center in Peekskill, New York to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable services to patients in need - no matter their race, religion, income, or insurance status. Today, after 45 years of service, Sun River Health is still delivering on that promise to communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island.

Job Tags

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