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Acadia Healthcare Activity Assistant in Henderson, Nevada

Description

Art Instructor

Seven Hills Hospital is part of Acadia Healthcare, a provider of behavioral healthcare services throughout the US.

Join the team of highly dedicated mental health professionals. We are presently looking for a Part-Time Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. til 4:30 p.m. Art Instructor who will be responsible for developing the ability for creative expression in visual and auditory terms, using skills and techniques of artistic and musical expression consistent with Seven Hills Hospital guidelines; to assist patients with therapeutic expression with various artistic and musical interventions.

Key Functions:

  • Teach skills in art, including drawing, painting, and lettering;

  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting;

  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of patients with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities;

  • Instruct patients in proper care and use of tools and equipment;

  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records;

  • Explore a variety of musical styles and sounds with patients through singing, percussion, ethnic instruments and improvisation;

  • Actively participate in music sessions and encouraging patients to do the same

  • Complete patient medical record documentation;

  • Demonstrate teamwork flexibility through seeking, accepting, and presenting new ideas with vision, foresight, and patient/cultural sensitivity;

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Associate’s degree in activity therapy or related field preferred.

  • Previous experience in recreation in a healthcare setting with knowledge of patient population served by the facility also preferred.

Seven Hills Hospital offers competitive compensation, leave benefits, and 401k plan.

No Agency calls please.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School/GED or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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