HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Expression Therapist PRN in Richmond, Virginia

Expression Therapist

Responsible for contributing to the maintenance of a safe and therapeutic milieu through prompt reporting of observed behavior, milieu processes and other pertinent information.He/she will work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, quality health care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the appropriate life span; possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs; and, have the ability to provide care needed by the pertinent patient group(s). He/she will implement and/or comply with all the policies, procedures and standards of the unit, department and the institution.


  1. Performs activity therapy assessments.

  2. Facilitates activity therapy groups and provides individual activity therapy counseling as indicated.

  3. Coordinates treatment planning activities and discharge planning.

  4. Provides individual, family and group education commensurate with credentials and identified patient needs.

  5. Manages safety and orderliness of activity therapy work/group areas and other patient and visitor areas and maintains appropriate quantity and variety of activity therapy supplies.


Required - Equivalent of six months of successful activity therapy experience in a behavioral health or outpatient setting, which may be achieved thru school practicum hours.

Preferred - Supervisory activity therapy experience in a behavioral health setting



Bachelor’s degree in related field with certification or MS or MA in therapeutic recreation, art therapy, music therapy or related field.


MS in therapeutic recreation, art therapy, music therapy or related field with eligibility for licensure as LPC/LCSW and/or activity therapy certification and/or licensure.

Title: Expression Therapist PRN

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Parham

Requisition ID: 00448-34594