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Creative Arts Therapist

Company: MultiCare Health System, Inc.
Location: Pasco
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

FTE: 0.01, Shift: Day, Schedule: Per Diem

Position Summary
The Creative Arts Therapist is responsible for utilizing creative arts therapy techniques to facilitate understanding and practice of coping skills; foster and enhance communication, self-esteem, creativity, socialization and physical movement of assigned patients. The incumbent provides creative arts therapy services, and psychoeducation to patients in the in-patient setting. This position works under limited supervision. Internal contacts include all levels of staff and management. External contacts include patients and families/caregivers, physicians, and community agencies.


  • Master's Degree in Art Therapy, Dance/Movement Therapy, or Drama Therapy, or a bachelor's degree in music therapy with applicable board certification
  • Registration and/or Board-Certification preferred (MT-BC, ATR-BC, RDT, BC-DMT)
  • Licensure preferred (LICSW, LMHC, LMFT) or Associate Level Licensure
  • Must obtain Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor registration upon hire if not in possession of any other listed license
  • BLS certification required
  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness preferred
  • Experience with geriatrics and adults preferred
    Our Values

    As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

    Why MultiCare?
    • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
    • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
    • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
    • Employee-centric: Named Forbes "America's Best Employers by State" in 2023
    • Technology: "Most Wired" health care system 15 years in a row
    • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
    • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn

      Pay and Benefit Expectations
      We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary, medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid time off. As required by various pay transparency laws, we share a competitive range of compensation for candidates hired into each position. The pay scale is $33.81 - $49.10 USD. However, pay is influenced by factors specific to applicants, including but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and certification(s) and/or education. If this position is associated with a union contract, pay will be reflective of the appropriate step on the pay scale to which the applicant's years of experience align.

      Associated benefit information can be viewed here.

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