Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians work as a team dedicated to academic excellence, clinical competence, and comprehensive and compassionate patient care. For more than 100 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to the nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties.
The Adjunctive Therapist provides individual and group therapy through the use of non-verbal media and verbal expressions. The Adjunctive Therapist utilizes the creative processes in his/her area of expertise (art, movement, dance music, recreation), to elicit non-verbal communication and expression. Range of services include, but are not limited to: Preventive services, diagnostic evaluation, assessment and treatment using creative arts therapy techniques and process. Translates the treatment goals of the interdisciplinary team into creative arts methodology.
Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure: A minimum of a BA/BS with national certification in their specialty is required. MA/MS preferred. Area of Concentration: Nonverbal group therapy modalities. BLS required. One to three years creative arts therapy, clinical internships and/or certification by approved credentialing agencies/associations. Psychiatric inpatient experience preferred.
Work Environment and Hazards: Patient care areas. Dress in accordance with Department Dress Code. Can be physically/emotionally demanding. Works with psychiatric population with the potential for assaultive behavior. See Environmental Demands attachment.
Special Physical Demands: Can be physically/emotionally demanding. May require involvement with physical restraints. See Physical Demands attachment.
Work Contact Group: Internal customers: Co-workers, supervisors, interdepartmental workers and physicians. External customers include but not limited to: Patients, family members and outside agencies.
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.
Welcome to Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system. It includes Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Community Medi...cal Center in Toms River; Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The System also includes the Barnabas Health Outpatient Centers with the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center in Livingston and the Saint Barnabas Family Imaging and Breast Center in Bedminster; ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, a state-wide behavioral health network and comprehensive home care and hospice programs.Barnabas Health's 19,600 employees (second largest private employer in the state) and 4,750 physicians (one-fourth of N.J. practicing physicians), and 450 residents provide treatment and services for more than 225,000 inpatients and same day surgery patients, 451,000 Emergency Department patients and over 1.5 million outpatients each year, and deliver more than 17,500 babies annually.Among our nationally recognized services and facilities are New Jersey’s only certified burn treatment facility; world-class cardiac surgery services for adults and pediatrics; the state’s oldest, most experienced center for heart transplants, ranked in top 10 by volume in the nation; New Jersey’s only lung transplant program; two kidney transplant centers which are among the largest in the nation with 35 years of experience; six certified chest pain centers by the American Society of Chest Pain Centers; three Joint Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Centers, one Comprehensive state-accredited Stroke Center, and three state-accredited Primary Stroke Centers.Our renowned services also include the most comprehensive robotic surgery service in the region with cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, adult and pediatric urology, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology; a highly respected neurology and neurosurgery program; a widely recognized reproductive medicine and science program; nationally recognized geriatric services; comprehensive cancer services, providing patients with state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge treatment options through participation in clinical research trials; three Valerie Fund Children’s Centers for Cancer and Blood Disorders; renowned women’s and children’s services, including Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center; and New Jersey’s only neonatal ECMO program for life-support.Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and the region.