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Art Therapist/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Art Therapist/UKHC
Requisition Number RE33779
Working Title
Department Name M7200: Integrative Medicine & Health
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $48,360-81,328/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
ATR-KY Board Certified Art Therapist
Physical Requirements
Occasionally sitting at computer workstation for extended periods. Walking some distances; Carrying items up to 25 pounds.
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm.
Job Summary
The Clinical Art Therapist will be responsible for the day-to-day clinical duties in conjunction with the Creative Arts Therapies team, dividing assignment between UK Healthcare and Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital. The position will provide a patient centered experience when conducting art therapy with adult psychiatric and medical populations; enhance patient experience by monitoring and responding to therapeutic evaluative information; respond to customer service issues in a timely manner, and maintain complete and accurate clinical documentation. Will align the activities of students and interns with patient outcomes as assigned.

The work location for this position will be UKHC on main campus and Eastern State Hospital.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Art Therapy Theory and Practice; Communication Skills (Oral and Written); Problem Solving; Organization; Time Management; Flexibility; Work independently as well as within a team; Dependability.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Master’s degree in Art Therapy plus one or more years related experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/16/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-03

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