Art Therapist Job at Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr, Newark, NJ

  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr
  • Newark, NJ

Job Description

Job Title: Art Therapist

Location: Newark Beth Israel

Req#: 0000127954

Status: Active-Posted

Shift: Day

Department name: Spirit of Children

Job Overview:

Activity therapists will provide individual activities and therapeutic/rehabilitative groups to patients in the program and complete activity assessments within 48 hours of admission.



  • A bachelor's Degree in a recognized recreational therapy or related field with a defined course of study addressing assessment and treatment for persons with mental illness is required; a master's is preferred.
  • Two years prior, work experience as an activity therapist


  • Master s Preferred

Certifications and Licenses Required (if applicable):

  • Certification in a recognized recreational therapy such as art, dance/movement, drama, or occupational therapy.

Scheduling Requirements (non-exempt positions):

  • 9:00 5:00
  • Varies / Minimum 3 shifts per month
  • Per Diem

Essential Functions:

  • The activities therapist assists patients in wellness and recovery plan development and provides teaching on wellness and recovery.
  • Responsible for timely and complete clinical documentation.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning.

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to supports our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Tags

Temporary work, Work experience placement, Local area, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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