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Center for Behavioral Medicine (CBM) formerly Western Missouri Mental Health Center is an agency for the Department of Mental Health. The facility is located on Hospital Hill in the heart of Kansas City and provides comprehensive psychiatric care to patients from Kansas City and the seven surrounding counties. CBM serves as the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Department of Psychiatry, fulfilling academic and research needs. 

Recreational, Music or Art Therapist Needed

The Center for Behavioral Medicine has an excellent opportunity for an entry level Recreational Therapist (preferably Certified or eligible), Music Therapist or Art Therapist. This position is Tuesday through Saturday position with flex hours, working with forensic psychiatric patients. The therapist will assess the emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills; design and implement groups and individual sessions based on the patients’ needs.  You will be a part of our caring team in providing the highest quality of services available.  You will work with the Rehab Department comprised of Recreational Therapists, Music Therapist, Work Therapist and Activity Aides along with a multidisciplinary treatment team. 

Minimum qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 12 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation, Leisure Studies, Physical Education, Music Therapy, Art Therapy,  Exercise Physiology, Health and Fitness, Wellness, Sports Management, Expressive Arts, Horticulture, Geriatrics, Special Education, or a closely related field.

OR

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and,

One or more years of experience conducting planned activities for persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or the elderly population in one or more of the following areas: recreation, physical education, arts and crafts, horticulture, health and fitness, art/expressive arts, music, or a closely related area.

Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, retirement benefits, life insurance, dental and health care options.  You may apply by faxing your resume’ to (816) 512-7415; email resume to cbm.hr@dmh.mo.gov or apply online at https://mocareers.mo.gov/hiretrue/mo/mocareers/index.html (click “Find Jobs” tab)

Center for Behavioral Medicine

1000 East 24th Street

Kansas City, MO 64108

 

EEO/AA Employer

A DRUG-FREE & TOBACCO-FREE WORKPLACE

 

We are also hiring for the following positions: 

Registered Nurse

Psych Tech

Activity Aide

Custodial Worker

Food Service Helper

  

You may submit your resume by fax (816-512-7415) or email to cbm.hr@dmh.mo.gov; or you may apply in person in Human Resources.  Or apply online at https://mocareers.mo.gov/hiretrue/mo/mocareers/index.html (click “Find Jobs” tab)

Center for Behavioral Medicine

1000 East 24th Street

Kansas City, MO 64108

 

EEO/AA Employer

A DRUG-FREE & TOBACCO-FREE WORKPLACE

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