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Integrative Health Practitioner

CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center Silverdale, Washington
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Requisition ID 2021-180283 Employment Type Part Time Department Cancer / Oncology Clinic Hours/Pay Period 40 Shift Day Standard Hours 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

St. Michael Medical Center is looking for compassionate professionals to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy-efficient hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!

Visit our website at www.stmichaelopening.org  for 360-degree photos and virtual tour of the new hospital.

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Our mission is to deliver high-quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft 
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:
This job is responsible for providing integrative health services, consultation and education to patients/staff in a hospital or outpatient clinic environment and to the general community as requested. An incumbent supports, promotes and enhances a healthy environment and a mind-body-spirit approach to holistic health/wellness through the provision of non-pharmaceutical therapy modalities on-site and/or at the bedside/chairside that facilitate sustained integration into daily life. Treatment modalities performed include aromatherapy, pet therapy, art therapy, deep relaxation/therapeutic yoga, soft touch hand massage, Reiki therapy and/or therapeutic music therapy within an incumbent’s scope of practice. Referrals are predominantly driven by clinical staff, and through information presented at community events.

Work requires knowledge of the techniques that are foundational to the practice of specific therapies, and sufficient understanding to effectively apply to interventions in ways that are sensitive to, and consistent with, the individualized needs of the recipient. The ability to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences in a respectful, positive and supportive manner is also required.

Essential Duties:

  • Plans, develops and/or coordinates non-pharmaceutical integrative health programs/services for patients, staff and/or as requested by members of the community.
  • Assesses individual needs through observations, medical records and collaboration with other healthcare professionals, patient’s families and direct patient contact.
  • Screens volunteer staff for individual aptitudes and determines assignment to best-fit therapeutic modality.
  • Documents plan of care which includes patient’s progress, evaluation of interventions and effectiveness of care.
  • Participates in community events, workshops and group presentations that increase awareness, provide education and foster community/provider support in the areas of Integrative Health and Wellness.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Health/Wellness, Psychology, Art/Music Therapy, Exercise Physiology or other field related to integrative health therapies and one year of work experience providing related services in a clinical setting that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities. Master’s degree is required for Art Therapist certification.

Licensure/Certification

  • Certified Yoga Therapist through International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), OR
  • Certified Therapeutic Musician by a program recognized by the National Standards Board of Therapeutic Musicians (NSBTM) achieving credentials as a Certified Musician (CCM); Certified Music Practitioner (CMP); Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner (CTHP) or Certified Harp Therapist (CHT), OR
  • Board Certified Art Therapist through the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc. (ATCB).

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