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Music Therapist - Part Time - Chisago County and Surrounding Communities!

Music Therapist - Part Time - Chisago County and Surrounding Communities!

ID 
2018-12336
Posted Date 
4/12/2018
Category 
Wellness
Days/Hours 
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Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-MN-North Branch

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Overview

Ecumen Hospice - North Branch is currently seeking a part time (20 hours per week) Music Therapist to join its growing team providing services in Chisago County and East Central Minnesota. Ecumen Hospice has been providing services in rural Minnesota for decades and is expanding with a new office location in North Branch.  The Ecumen Hospice North Branch team focuses on providing life honoring care for patients north of the Twin Cities metro area – including, but not limited to: Isanti, Chisago and Pine counties. The Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

Music Therapist

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.