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Therapist-Music (PT Rotating - Stress Care Center - Bloomington)

Bloomington Hospital
Date Posted
28 February, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
323433
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Therapist-Music (PT Rotating - Stress Care Center - Bloomington)

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Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Behavioral Health Stress Care Center in Bloomington is looking for a part-time Music Therapist to join their team! The Behavioral Health Unit is a 24 bed acute stay unit within IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

The Music Therapist is an integral part of the therapy department on the in-patient behavioral health unit. The MT will primarily work with the Recreational Therapy team in providing daily groups, individual assessments, completion of individualized master treatment plans, and at times, individual therapy. The schedule varies and currently includes the following shift times: 12pm-8:30pm and 8am-4:30pm. The schedule includes various weekdays and alternating weekends with the other therapists.

In addition to the 24 hrs/week position, there are opportunities for extra hours by providing individualized music therapy sessions on various medical units within the hospital. This portion of the program continues to be developed.

The Music Therapist 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.

 

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Qualifications for the Therapist-Music (PT Rotating - Stress Care Center - Bloomington) Role

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Behavioral Health Stress Care Center in Bloomington is looking for a part-time Music Therapist to join their team! The Behavioral Health Unit is a 24 bed acute stay unit within IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

The Music Therapist is an integral part of the therapy department on the in-patient behavioral health unit. The MT will primarily work with the Recreational Therapy team in providing daily groups, individual assessments, completion of individualized master treatment plans, and at times, individual therapy. The schedule varies and currently includes the following shift times: 12pm-8:30pm and 8am-4:30pm. The schedule includes various weekdays and alternating weekends with the other therapists.

In addition to the 24 hrs/week position, there are opportunities for extra hours by providing individualized music therapy sessions on various medical units within the hospital. This portion of the program continues to be developed.

The Music Therapist 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 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 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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