The art therapist will help create and implement an inspiring art therapy program in our Children's Hospital and Cancer Institute. This certified, board-registered professional will coordinate and conduct regular group art workshops with patients, family members and staff, as well as hold individual patient art sessions at the bedside.
This career requires a Master's degree in Art Therapy and 6 months of experience in a healthcare institution. The qualified candidate will also be a registered Art Therapist and Board Certified (ATR BC).
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.
As part of one of the country’s pre-eminent universities, our 551-bed tertiary medical center is the central Pennsylvania’s region’s only level I adult and pediatric trauma center and academic medical center. Also home to Penn State Children’s Hospital, we are considered a resource for the most complex adult and pediatric cases.
Hershey, PA, and the surrounding area offer a pleasant alternat...ive to the pressures of urban living with a mix of well-maintained communities with quiet tree-lined streets, safe shopping districts, beautiful farmland, and state parks and game lands. It’s the best of both worlds, with cultural events and nightlife within driving distance in Harrisburg; Philadelphia; the Pocono Mountains; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. The area is home to two sports teams, an amusement park, golf courses, professional and amateur theater, symphonies, and opportunities for hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.