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Penn Medicine Allied Clinical Therapist - Behavorial Health Inpatient - Princeton, NJ (Per Diem) in Princeton, New Jersey

Allied Clinical Therapist - Behavorial Health Inpatient - Princeton, NJ (Per Diem)

  • Job ID :110359

  • Job Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology

  • Specialty Area: Behavioral Health/Psychology

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: Per Diem

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine at Princeton Health

  • Location: Princeton, NJ

  • Address: 905 Herrontown Road

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Per Diem

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Position Description :

Princeton House Behavioral Health is looking for an Allied Clinical Therapist to join the team! This position is Per Diem.

The Allied Clinical Therapist will originate, plan, and administer high quality Allied Clinical Therapy to individuals and groups. Allied Clinical Therapy will include but is not limited to group counseling, creative arts therapy, psycho-educational and therapeuticactivities. The Allied Clinical Therapist will also assess patient functioning level and needs. The Allied Clinical Therapist will participate as a member of the treatment team by providing clinical expertise with the aim of creating and maintaining a therapeuticmilieu.


  1. Provides Allied Clinical Therapy to patients based on physician’s referral by the following: Interpreting recommendations, interviewing and

observing patients, assessing their functioning level and treatment needs and developing individualized treatment plan to optimize patient's

functional level and implementing the program and providing individualized care to patients.

  1. Documents patient’s assessment, participation, and progress in the hospital record as per departmental policy.

  2. Develops and presents patient treatment plans at patient care meetings.

  3. Provides weekend and evening programs as scheduled.

  4. Maintains departmental records, as assigned.

  5. Performs assigned professional/clinical functions under supervision of the Allied Clinical Therapies Coordinator, and/or Director of Allied Clinical


Minimum Requirements :


Master's degree in one of the following areas required:

Music Therapy

Recreation Therapy

Art Therapy

Dance/Movement Therapy

Drama Therapy


Related Work Experience

Clinical internship experience in psychiatric setting preferred


Music Therapy - Music therapy board certification (MT-BC)

Recreation Therapy - Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Art Therapy - ATR-Provisional or working toward ATR-P

Dance/Movement Therapy – ADTR certification

Drama Therapy – working toward RDT

Counseling – working toward licensure


Knowledge and skills in counseling, creative arts therapy or recreational therapy in adult psychiatric setting

Additional Information :

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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