Art Therapist Per Diem Hospice Care

Job Description

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care


Make a Difference | Change Lives one Patient & Family at a Time


Join our Dynamic Team in Milpitas, CA as Art Therapist. 


The VITAS Art Therapist demonstrates compassion helping both adults and children of all ages with their mental, physical, and emotional health by incorporating art making into the patient's supportive counseling, grief education and advocary. 


  • Provides expressive art therapy as a vehicle for grief counseling, education, support or intervention in individual, group or community settings to meet the bereavement support needs of a diverse bereaved population.
  • Collaborates with Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) members, to ensure coordination of services in development of plan of care
  • Evaluates the quality of therapy interventions and report effectiveness to IDG
  • Develops treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment, depending on goal of therapy.
  • Instructs patients individually or in groups in prescribed instrumental or vocal music and music projective techniques such as guided imagery, progressive relaxation, or awareness of conscious feelings.
  • Studies and analyzes patients' reactions to various experiences and adjusts care plan as needed.
  • Documents visits and other activities on VITAS documentation.
  • Participates in team meetings as requested.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program
Qualifications
  • CA license as a Marriage and Family Therapist required (LMFT).
  • At least two (2) years post-license experience with the ability to supervise trainees and interns.
  • Masters level training from an AATA approved Art Therapy program.
  • A.T.R. registration and/or Board Certification preferred but not required.
Education
  • Master's of Art in Art Therapy
San Francisco Fair Chance OrdinancePursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction recordsSpecial Instructions to CandidatesEOE/AA
M/F/D/V

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Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Milpitas
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare

VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients throughout all of 2015. Learn More

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Job Description

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care


Make a Difference | Change Lives one Patient & Family at a Time


Join our Dynamic Team in Milpitas, CA as Art Therapist. 


The VITAS Art Therapist demonstrates compassion helping both adults and children of all ages with their mental, physical, and emotional health by incorporating art making into the patient's supportive counseling, grief education and advocary. 


  • Provides expressive art therapy as a vehicle for grief counseling, education, support or intervention in individual, group or community settings to meet the bereavement support needs of a diverse bereaved population.
  • Collaborates with Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) members, to ensure coordination of services in development of plan of care
  • Evaluates the quality of therapy interventions and report effectiveness to IDG
  • Develops treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment, depending on goal of therapy.
  • Instructs patients individually or in groups in prescribed instrumental or vocal music and music projective techniques such as guided imagery, progressive relaxation, or awareness of conscious feelings.
  • Studies and analyzes patients' reactions to various experiences and adjusts care plan as needed.
  • Documents visits and other activities on VITAS documentation.
  • Participates in team meetings as requested.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program
Qualifications
  • CA license as a Marriage and Family Therapist required (LMFT).
  • At least two (2) years post-license experience with the ability to supervise trainees and interns.
  • Masters level training from an AATA approved Art Therapy program.
  • A.T.R. registration and/or Board Certification preferred but not required.
Education
  • Master's of Art in Art Therapy
San Francisco Fair Chance OrdinancePursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction recordsSpecial Instructions to CandidatesEOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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