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Music Therapist

Music Therapist

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Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Music Therapist at Ecumen of Litchfield Hospice!

We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”


The Music Therapist is responsible for providing music therapy under the direction of the Clinical Director according to the patient’s unique plan of care.


Essential job responsibilities include:

  1. Assesses patients for appropriate medical indication for service and performs assessment to determine effectiveness of therapy.

  2. Directs and assists patients through music therapy interventions to assist with alleviating symptoms of anxiety, depression, isolation, agitation, restlessness, sleeplessness, pain, tension, relaxation, and comfort.

  3. Provides ongoing education to the clinical team of appropriateness and/or contraindications for treatment.

  4. Maintains necessary records; clinical notes, charting, coordination notes, which will be incorporated into the patient’s clinical record within 24 hours of session and modified as needed.



Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from an accredited music therapy program
  • Licensure/Certification: Current MT – BC certification from Certification Board for Music Therapists
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance if applicable
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of clinical music therapy experience in home health or hospice or senior care

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.