CommonSpirit Health Integrative Health Practitioner in BREMERTON, Washington
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
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.
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.
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.
Yoga Therapist Certification through International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), OR
Music Therapist-Board Certified through American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), OR
Board Certified Art Therapist through the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc. (ATCB).
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Requisition ID 2021-149304
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Oncology Clinic
Facility Harrison Medical Center
Standard Hours 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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