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Expressive Art Therapist - Hospice Part Time, Day

Mary Washington Hospice

Mary Washington Home Health and Hospice
Fredericksburg, VA

36881

part-time

day shift

M-F

Master's Degree
2 years related experience

The art therapist will serve patients all over our service coverage area which includes a 50 miles radius around our office location. Historically, case load can range from 15-25 patients at any given time and the art therapist is able to independently set weekly/daily schedule of visits. While patient needs are priority, this role has flexibility to participate in Hospice and Grief Support Services initiatives and support groups to be able to place a spotlight on utilization of art therapy interventions. 



Qualifications:
 
Graduate of accredited school of Expressive Therapy:
Masters degree in Art Therapy; Art Therapy registered and board certified (ATR-BC) preferred.
Two years related therapy experience; previous experience with individuals with life-limiting illness preferred. 
Demonstrated understanding of the differences between adult and children's reaction to grief and life threatening situations. 
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as part of a team, developing productive working relationships with diverse groups of people.
Meets the MWHC suitability criteria for operators of vehicles; reliable mode of transportation required.