Art Therapist-Memory Care Unit- Fulltime

Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Recreation
09-23-2019
The Bristal At Woodcliff Lake NJ
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
9:15 Am-5:30Pm

At the present time, we are seeking a talented Recreations Assistant/Art Therapist to provide interactive art therapy to our Residents in our Memory Care (Alzheimer's/Dementia) reflections unit.

You must have the ability to stimulate and engage these Residents using use drawing, painting, and other art processes. Prior experience working with a Senior, Alzheimer’s or Dementia population desired.

Fulltime schedule includes one weekend day shift per week (Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday)

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/qualifications:

  • Experience in Art Therapy
  • Background in memory care working with the Alzheimers/Dementia population 
  • Excellent artistic abilities, creativity, imagination and enthusiasm
  • Maturity, patience and a calm, respectful manner
  • Ability to provide a trusting, open, kindhearted atmosphere that encourages learning and participation
  • A strong empathy with and commitment to helping the senior population