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Universal Health Services Expressive Art Therapist - Per Diem / Weekend Availability in JAMAICA PLAIN, Massachusetts


Expressive Art Therapist – Per Diem/ Weekends

This is a Per Diem Position that requires working at least 2 shifts per month on either a Saturday or a Sunday. There is an opportunity to work at either the The Quincy Center in Quincy, MA or on the inpatient units at Arbour Hospital in Jamaica Plain, MA.

At Arbour Hospital, we work diligently and compassionately to provide patients and their families with high-quality care and service excellence across a continuum of specialized behavioral health services. We have proudly served the residents of the greater Boston area since 1909. Our medical staff consists of psychiatrists who average 20 years of practice at our facility, providing a solid and trusted foundation for our patient-focused approach to behavioral healthcare. We are an important community resource for a wide range of vital behavioral healthcare services. We treat primary psychiatric and substance abuse disorders and constantly strive to meet the needs of our communities with treatment that address individualized behavioral health needs. We stand ready to provide compassionate care through inpatient treatment and a strong continuum of aftercare services, community-based programs, and day treatment.


The Expressive Art Therapist is an important member of the Arbour Hospital's inpatient multidisciplinary treatment team. The Group Therapist provides expressive arts therapy, psychoeducational groups, and recreational activities on Arbour Hospital's inpatient psychiatric units.


  • Perform initial activity therapy assessment to develop appropriate treatment goals

  • Facilitate 4 groups per day

  • Complete group documentation and communicate with other members of the treatment team via treatment planning and team meetings

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.



  • Master’s Degree in social work, mental health counseling, or in a related field required

  • 6 months experience as a group leader in a psychiatric hospital, partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient treatment program preferred

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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