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Recreational Therapist-Art Therapy | Child Life Specialist | Part-Time | Days

HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield IL
17007613 Requisition #
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Position Summary

Assists with the coordination of projects and activities, performs data collection and analysis and provides support services to the department.


Possess good communication and human relations skills. Possesses both the interest and the ability to learn about procedures/operations. Demonstrates strong customer service behaviors. Must be detail focused with respect to data collection and analysis activities. Excellent word processing/computer skills. Ability to perform tasks with minimal direct supervision.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Not Required

HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Organize and implement an art therapy program to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of pediatric patients. The systematic application of art in therapeutic environment will be used to promote wellness, manage stress, express feelings, improve communication, and promote coping with illness, injury, disability, and hospital/healthcare experiences.

Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Provide therapeutic programming to improve the functional capabilities of patients.
  •  Develops, implements, and evaluates art therapy programming in a variety of settings.
  • Coordinates work schedule and assignments with unit and Child Life Staff.
  • Assesses ad reassesses the patients’ condition and response to treatment then records and reports patient progress.

Degrees, Licenses, Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree-required
  • Board Certified Art Therapist-required
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)-required

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