Posted about 1 month ago

Therapist-Music

Requisition Number: 247756

Description

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.

This fellowship is a one year supplemental music therapy position for a board certified music therapist who is either new to the field of music therapy or new to the field of pediatric medical music therapy. The individual who accepts this position will have an opportunity to learn from current team members who have over 40 years of combined medical music therapy expertise. The position will cross-train throughout the pediatric in-patient units of Riley Hospital for Children and will include opportunities to learn about pediatric medical music therapy techniques, triage methods, and team integration. Funded by the Ukulele Kids Club and the Riley Cheer Guild, this position will also be responsible for the creation of digital online content for use in social media and educational sites related to the therapeutic use of ukulele.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires (MT-BC) Music Therapist-Board Certified upon offer of employment.
  • Must be a Board Certified Music Therapist.
  • 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.

Location

Riley Hospital at Indiana University Health Get Directions

Department

Iumc Cheer Guild 100556

Schedule

Supplemental

Shift

Rotating

Posted about 1 month ago

Therapist-Music

Description

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.

This fellowship is a one year supplemental music therapy position for a board certified music therapist who is either new to the field of music therapy or new to the field of pediatric medical music therapy. The individual who accepts this position will have an opportunity to learn from current team members who have over 40 years of combined medical music therapy expertise. The position will cross-train throughout the pediatric in-patient units of Riley Hospital for Children and will include opportunities to learn about pediatric medical music therapy techniques, triage methods, and team integration. Funded by the Ukulele Kids Club and the Riley Cheer Guild, this position will also be responsible for the creation of digital online content for use in social media and educational sites related to the therapeutic use of ukulele.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires (MT-BC) Music Therapist-Board Certified upon offer of employment.
  • Must be a Board Certified Music Therapist.
  • 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.

Location

Riley Hospital at Indiana University Health Get Directions

Department

Iumc Cheer Guild 100556

Schedule

Supplemental

Shift

Rotating