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Music Therapist (Complete Life - University - 32 hrs)

University Hospital
Date Posted
05 June, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
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Requisition Number
373992
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Music Therapist (Complete Life - University - 32 hrs)

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Job Description

Overview

Uses music creatively to help patients address social, emotional and physical difficulties. Creates shared musical experiences with patients in pursuit of therapeutic goals based on the therapist's assessment and the patient's needs. Supports a wide range of patient and family needs, including pain management, emotional expression and support, self-esteem, palliative and end of life care, gross and fine motor skills, and socialization.

 Requires 1-3 years of experience in music therapy.
• Requires knowledge of and ability to utilize a wide variety of musical instruments.
• Requires knowledge of music therapy principles, concepts and methodologies, along with their uses in the assessment of patients' musical and non-musical behaviors.
• Must be able to implement musical activities that will facilitate non-musical goals (pain management, emotional expression and support, self-esteem, etc.).
• Requires the ability to provide clinical consultation, including the ability to evaluate and document patient progress in the hospital charting system.
• Requires practical knowledge of music theory, music improvisation, adaptive music instruction and be self-motivated in creating new methods of incorporating music as a therapeutic experience for patients.
• Must be able to manage, maintain and update music resources (music library, instruments, session plans, etc.).
• Knowledge of current music making and recording software, music notation and basic electronic media skills is preferred. Requires (MT-BC) Music Therapist-Board Certified upon offer of employment.
• Must be a Board Certified Music Therapist.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Music Therapist (Complete Life - University - 32 hrs) Role

Overview

Uses music creatively to help patients address social, emotional and physical difficulties. Creates shared musical experiences with patients in pursuit of therapeutic goals based on the therapist's assessment and the patient's needs. Supports a wide range of patient and family needs, including pain management, emotional expression and support, self-esteem, palliative and end of life care, gross and fine motor skills, and socialization.

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     Requires 1-3 years of experience in music therapy.
  •  Requires knowledge of and ability to utilize a wide variety of musical instruments.
  •  Requires knowledge of music therapy principles, concepts and methodologies, along with their uses in the assessment of patients' musical and non-musical behaviors.
  •  Must be able to implement musical activities that will facilitate non-musical goals (pain management, emotional expression and support, self-esteem, etc.).
  •  Requires the ability to provide clinical consultation, including the ability to evaluate and document patient progress in the hospital charting system.
  •  Requires practical knowledge of music theory, music improvisation, adaptive music instruction and be self-motivated in creating new methods of incorporating music as a therapeutic experience for patients.
  •  Must be able to manage, maintain and update music resources (music library, instruments, session plans, etc.).
  •  Knowledge of current music making and recording software, music notation and basic electronic media skills is preferred. Requires (MT-BC) Music Therapist-Board Certified upon offer of employment.
  •  Must be a Board Certified Music Therapist.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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