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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/22

Applications Due06/15/22

Vacancy ID104978

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleRecreation Therapist - Art Montrose #90507

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $51263 to $64601 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Pass days: Week 1 Sat/Sun; Week 2 Thurs/Wed

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Westchester

Street Address 2090 Albany Post Road

City Montrose


Zip Code10548

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for a 70.1 transfer OR
A Bachelor's degree with a concentration or major in Art Therapy OR
A Bachelor's degree in Art, Art Education or Fine Arts AND one (1) year of experience in planning and administering an art therapy program (this experience must involve development and coordination of recreational activities for geriatric residents. This experience must utilize the creative therapies of art as a psychotherapeutic means of achieving in these individuals emotional growth and increased levels of functioning OR Registration with the American Art Therapy Association as an Art Therapist

Duties Description As a Recreation Therapist specializing in Art you would plan and implement craft programs and artistic projects for the geriatric population that are creative, therapeutic and stimulating for the mind, continuously adjusting to coincide with the residents changing needs and capabilities; as a treatment team member you will participate in team meetings, recreation/leisure assessments and evaluations, MDS, Care Plans, collaborating with other disciplines and care givers for the overall care of the Veterans. The goal of each program is to bring about positive change in a residents mental, physical and/or social behavior

Additional Comments We are a 252 bed long term care skilled nursing center caring for the Veterans in our community. Base salary includes downstate location pay.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Patricia Schneider

Telephone 914-788-6102

Fax 914-788-6019

Email Address


Street 2090 Albany Post Road

City Montrose

State NY

Zip Code 10548


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates: please include a cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum qualification along with an updated resume.

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