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Dance Therapist, Psychiatric Unit, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60657

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 67269

Ministry:  Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)



Department: 20090165 Psychiatric Unit SJH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day


Thank you for your interest in pursuing Behavioral Health opportunities with Amita Health.

Are you looking for a career that will give your life purpose?  Are you looking for a career choice that will affect peoples’ lives in a positive way?

If so, we have the right opportunity for you. Here with Amita’s Behavioral Health departments we give you an opportunity to have a rewarding career not just a job. Our goal is to help our associates grow their careers with our focus on development, a team orientated atmosphere and our goal to create a great place to work.  Here, you can make a difference by doing the work that you love while making a significant impact on people’s lives and the communities we serve.




Develops and implements dance therapy treatment plans.





Conducts patient assessments and establishes dance therapy treatment goals.

Evaluates each patient’s progress and the effectiveness of dance therapy interventions.

Coordinates therapeutic dance activities for both large and small groups. Observes patient response and encourages socialization.

Provides patient with information regarding resources and therapeutic dance activities in the community.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience


Master’s degree required.


Computer Skills


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


Registered or Board Certified – Dance Movement Therapist



Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

Job FunctionBehavioral Health 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Psychology, Clinic, Therapy, Behavioral Health, Healthcare