Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) is a newly opened (July, 2018) 126-bed, inpatient psychiatric hospital and start-up joint venture between Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine and Universal Health Services.
In addition to a general adult unit and dedicated adolescent unit, the new facility will also offer services for treating those with co-occurring disorders on the psychiatric-medical unit, an intensive adult unit to care for those with severe conditions, as well as a women's trauma unit.
Expressive Arts Therapists are responsible for completing the following duties and tasks:
Develop and implement expressive therapy treatment plans that are age appropriate, and consistent with overall treatment goals.
Facilitates patient groups that are well prepared and beneficial to clients.
Maintain the clinical and administrative documentation associated with performed services.
Consistently engages and interacts with our patients and their families by using the treatment principles of Trauma Responsive Care, as demonstrated by the following: 1. A basic recognition of the characteristic symptoms resulting from exposure to trauma, 2. Having an understanding of and sensitivity to the triggers of trauma and trauma re-enactment, 3. Incorporating relevant skill sets into daily interactions with patients and families, and 4. Participates in continuing education on Trauma Responsive Care and Recovery.
Effectively contribute to treatment planning of patients.
Effectively contribute to discharge planning of patients.
What do our current staff value at LBHH?
An environment that puts patient care first.
Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.
There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities.
Supportive and responsive leadership.
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
What's in it for me?
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
Robust tuition reimbursement
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
An opportunity to make a difference every single day.
What Does LBHH Require for this Role?
Master's Degree in Art, Music, Dance Movement and/or Recreational Therapy. License preferred. Must be license eligible if not currently licensed.
Ability to work weekends
What Happens Next?
After you apply online and submit your resume, a member of our HR team will review your qualifications and experience. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, our HR team will reach out to you. You may log back on to this website to check the status of your application at any time.
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