The University Of Kansas Hospital Overland Park , KS 66204
Position Summary/Career Interest
The PRN Expressive Therapist, under the direction of the Clinical Manager, has the responsibility to provide primarily group therapy to patients. The role of this position incudes the development, organization, coordination, and implementation of therapeutic activities which may include music, art, recreation, or drama.
The following roles are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills, duties and schedule may vary within the department. Other duties may be assigned as required.
Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
Acquires and maintains knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position by participating in workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice. Follows policies, procedures and standards; adheres to a professional code of ethics. Assumes responsibility for the risk and safety issues associated with the position.
Assumes responsibility for continuity and quality of patient care and treatment.
Facilitates the implementation of the treatment plan utilizing appropriate treatment methodologies. Schedules and completes group therapy daily. Monitors the patient's progression toward treatment goals.
Bachelor's Degree in related expressive therapy field (Music and Recreation Therapy)
Master's Degree in related expressive therapy field (Art and Drama Therapy)
Computer literate; working knowledge of all applicable software programs
Ability to engage clients and families