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Title Music Therapist at St. Francis Hospital
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- St. Francis
Location South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Description

We are currently searching for an evening Music Therapist for the inpatient behavioral health unit at St. Francis in Milwaukee if you know anyone interested.  Once filled, we would be interested in discussing internship or clinical experiences for your students in the future as well.

Conducts groups and individual therapeutic program activities and psychoeducation on the inpatient mental health and addictions unit utilizing varied treatment modalities specific to patient needs. Prepares and updates treatment plans and other required documentation in accordance with payor, regulatory or accreditation entities. Assists with outreach, marketing, and other promotional activities.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Occupational therapy, Music therapy, Activity therapy, Art therapy, Recreational therapy or other related Behavioral Health Activity field required with ideally 3-5 year’s experience. Willing to work with a professional team to ensure program coverage and occasional holiday hours.

Hours: 32 hours/wk, 2nd shift schedule, Mon- Fri.

Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable with diverse patient populations. Strong assessment skills, group facilitation, and therapeutic mental health and substance abuse treatment skills are essential.

Contact
Click here to apply
Date Posted 12/19/15


Title Music Therapist – Hospice per diem Job, Eau Claire
Company Name Heartland Hospice
Location Eau Claire, Wi
Job Description

HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Demonstrate problem solving and decision making abilities. Knowledge of principles, concepts and methodology of alternative therapy appropriate for terminally ill clients. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Demonstrated ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team. Ability to develop and maintain rapport with the client and family. In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

Qualifications

Music Therapist – Registered and Board Certified in appropriate state.  At least one year or more work experience in music therapy in a multidisciplinary setting is preferred.

Contact
Date Posted 12/19/15


Title Music Therapist at Fond du Lac County
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Fond du Lac County
Location Fond du Lac, WI
Job Description

Under the direction of the Activities Director, the Music Therapist position will implement therapeutic music programs in order to enrich the lives of residents at Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation. The therapeutic music programming conducted by the Music Therapist will be designed to improve the social, emotional, and psychosocial wellbeing of residents, specific to their needs and preferences. The therapist will work with older adults from various socio-economic backgrounds and with various clinical needs ranging from long-term custodial care, to short-term rehabilitative care.

Qualifications
  • Board Certified Music Therapist (preferred)
  • One year of experience working with a chronically mentally ill and/or senior population is highly preferred.
  • Ability to use professional reasoning in performing functions such as leading, teaching and directing groups or individuals.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory and/or judgmental criteria, as opposed to criteria which are clearly measurable.
  • Plans, creates, and implements therapeutic music activities in accordance with residents’/patients’ needs, capabilities, interests, and individualized care plans.
  • Participates in instrumental and vocal music activities designed to meet residents’ needs such as solo or group singing or rhythmical music activities.
  • See more by following the link “View Job”
Contact
Date Posted 12/19/15


Title Music Therapist, Indiana
Position Title Music Therapist MT-BC or eligible to sit for the exam (must be certified prior to start date)
Company Name Ferraro Behavior Services, LLC
Location Northeast Indiana
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and caring person who will serve clients with developmental disabilities. The population may include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Intellectual Disabilities, Psychosis, and Dual Diagnosis. In addition, the position offers unique opportunities for continued growth professionally. This individual will benefit from participating is a work environment that focuses on team work and problem solving.
The following are some highlighted parts of the position: provide weekly one on one music therapy sessions completed in the home or office setting, communication with family members and team members for the purpose of enhancing quality of life, complete weekly progress notes to summarize client progress toward goals, completion of yearly comprehensive music therapy assessments, narrative assessments, and a music therapy treatment plan, and participation in quarterly meetings along with other community opportunities in addition to continuing education opportunities, supervision, and co-therapy services.
Highlights of the job include
– Extremely flexible schedule
– Ability to build case load as large as they would like
– Billable documentation
– Supervision/Mentorship
– 24/7 support available
– Office space available for sessions
– Instrument start up package
– Moving stipend
– Quarterly Department Meetings

Qualifications

Qualifications: Board Certified Music Therapist/Therapist must have a valid license and reliable transportation. Entry level applicants welcome.

Immediate full time positions are available. Salary/Benefits are based on experience and case load size. Additional benefits will be disclosed during interview.

Contact

If interested in this position please contact Heather Palmer, MSEd, MT-BC at 260-437-1827 or email your resume to fbsmusictherapy@yahoo.com
www.FerraroBehaviorServices.com

Date Posted 12/19/15


Title Milwaukee – Children’s Hospital of Wi
Position Title Full Time Music Therapist, Child Life Dept., Job ID 26678
Company Name Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Location Metro Milwaukee Area
Job Description

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Children’s Hospital is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country.

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

The Music Therapist is recognized as a mental health professional and is responsible for planning and implementing therapeutic interventions for patients using formal programming. Interventions are designed specifically to assist patients and families in coping with the stress and trauma that is often associated with a hospitalization. The Music Therapist provides ongoing assessment of child and family interventions, sharing learned observations with the healthcare team to promote the child¿s emotional well-being.

Qualifications

Bachelor¿s degree in Music Therapy. Board Certified (MT-BC) preferred, with achievement of MT-BC required within two years of contract. A minimum of three to six months of experience with pediatric patients.

Contact

Apply

Date Posted 1/31/16


Title Indiana, Meaningful Day Services Job Opening for MT-BC
Position Title MT-BC
Company Name Meaningful Day Services, Inc.
Location Jeffersonville, Indiana
Job Description
Music Therapist
Meaningful Day Services, Inc.Jeffersonville, IN
Meaningful Day Services, Inc. is seeking a Board-Certified Music Therapist to provide home and community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Full Time Positions open
$1000 Sign on Bonus

We are seeking an enthusiastic, Board-Certified Music Therapist to travel and conduct music therapy sessions with clients in their homes and/or community based facilities. Music Therapist must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, program plan, implement, document, and evaluate treatment.
Benefits:

  • 401K
  • AFLAC
  • annual stipend for therapy supplies/musical instruments ($500 annually)
  • annual stipend for conferences and continuing education ($500 annually)
  • Moving assistance for out-of-state applicants (300 miles or further, $500)
  • Travel time pay
  • Mentoring provided
  • Paid holidays (7 in a calendar year)
  • Paid time off (PTO earned on an accrual basis)
  • Organization sponsored CEU trainings

 

Qualifications

Eligibility:
Board Certified Music Therapist
Experience is preferred but not required
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Population served:
Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ages 3-adult)

Required license or certification:

  • CBMT

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s
Contact

To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.meaningfuldays.com, click on employment to obtain our employment application.  Applications and resumes may be faxed to 317-858-8715

Date Posted 1/31/16


Title Janesville School District, Music Therapist
Position Title Assistant Director for Student Services Music therapist
Company Name School District of Janesville
Location Janesville, WI 53548
Job Description

The School District of Janesville is accepting applications from individuals who have their own business to contract with for a Music Therapist.  This position would be approximately  16 hours per week.

Qualifications

Individuals must have Music Therapist certification (s) and meet the district policy for an Independent contractor.

Bachelors Degree. 0 years of experience or more

Contact

Interested candidates must apply to the WI – WECAN website
Please contact Dr. Kelley at 608-743-5144
or email Dr. Kelley at bkelley@janesville.k12.wi.us

Date Posted 1/19/16


Title Fon du Lac Music Therapist
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Harbor Haven Health and Rehabilitation
Location Fon du Lac, Wi
Job Description

Full Time Position

Contact

Beth Krebsbach, CTRS

Activity Director

920-929-3528

Harbor Haven Health and Rehabilitation

Date Posted 1/19/16


Title West Bend, Wi Music Therapist
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Cedar Community
Location West Bend, Wi
Job Description

FT M-F 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. w/every 4th Sat., no holidays. Use your love of music to support and engage assisted living and dementia care residents. Join our team which includes two full time music therapists and one part time music therapist.  We have an ambitious program for the residents we serve, and also maintain an active national roster internship site.

Qualifications

BA in Music Therapy required, certification preferred. New grads welcome, experience with Alzheimer’s /dementia required.

Contact
Katie Peters
Human Resources Assistant
5595 County Road Z ■ West Bend, WI 53095
tel 262.306.2124 ■ fax 262.306.2122
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Date Posted 1/25/16


Title La Crosse/West Salem, WI and surrounding communities
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Life In Harmony Music Therapy, LLC featuring The Songbird Express (mobile music therapy studio)
Location West Salem, WI and surrounding communities
Job Description
Board Certified Music Therapist
Life In Harmony Music Therapy, LLCWest Salem, WI
Life In Harmony Music Therapy, LLC is looking for another MT-BC to join our team!

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • Title: Board Certified Music Therapist, Neurologic Music Therapist
  • Start date: March 14th, 2016
  • Location: Services are provided at LIH’s facility in West Salem, WI and in the community.
  • Hours: 30+ per week (possibly more to begin). Hours will begin at 30+ hours to cover a two-month maternity leave for a full-time employee. This position is intended to maintain at 30+ hours when the therapist returns from her maternity leave in June 2016. Scheduled hours will be set on Monday – Friday; however, the hours vary each day of the week ranging from AM to early PM.
  • Salary/benefits/details: Competitive, paid driving time, paid admin time (docs, planning, meetings, etc.), mileage, PTO & paid holidays, SEP IRA, access to instrument library and various supplies, instrument stipend, CMTE stipend, HPSO/liability insurance, work computer, work phone, professional supervision, and being part of a great team!!

We can’t wait to hear from you if you…

  • Are a MT-BC or you are eligible to take the CBMT exam
  • Are an Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) or plan to take an upcoming training in Neurologic Music Therapy.
  • Are organized and possess strong time management skills.
  • Complete documentation and prep work efficiently.
  • Are a self-starter and enjoy having independence in the work place.
  • Appreciate excellent customer service.
  • Are confident in your music and clinical skills (including improvisation).
  • Enjoy contribute in a team setting.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Enjoy a diverse caseload ranging from very young children to older adults.
  • Have creative ideas you are not afraid to share with a team of music therapists!

Important information to know if you are considering applying for this position:

  • Initial hours will include afternoons and early evenings, Monday – Friday.
  • You must have reliable transportation to allow you to travel from LIH’s facility into the community for sessions.
  • LIH serves a wide population of individuals but currently provides most services to individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health needs, and/or neurologic impairment/injury.
  • LIH is a growing private practice with diverse funding sources.
  • LIH has a mobile music therapy studio called The Songbird Express. Part of your job may involve driving this studio to rural communities to provide services on the bus (parked). Thus, a good driving record would be required to take on this responsibility.
  • Documentation plays a large part in receiving funding for our services. You will have admin time built into your schedule to document sessions; however, accurate and effective documentation skills are a must to keeping up with a growing caseload.

Job Type: Part-time

 

Music Therapist position beginning March 14th!
Please visit the Life in Harmony website  to find out more.

Qualifications

Required experience:

  • Mental health, developmental disabilities, neurologic impairment, children, older adults: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • MT-BC credential, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services License (WMTR), NMT (within 6 months of hire).

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Please note: All candidates are subject to a background check due to the contractual obligations of LIH’s funding sources.
If you are interested in joining the LIH team, please email or fax the following materials to LIH.
1) Cover letter identifying why you are interested in joining the LIH Team!
2) CV highlighting your professional experience working as a music therapist with individuals with mental health needs, older adults, neurologic impairments/disease, or other health related needs.
3) Contact information for three references who can share how amazing you are!

Contact

Contact for more questions: Amy Schaack, MT-BC, WMTR, Director of Services at LIH
Phone: 608-304-7292
Email: amy@lihmt.com
Fax: 414-377-3353

Date Posted 1/30/16


Title Carroll University
Position Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Therapy & Director of Music Therapy
Company Name Carroll University
Location Waukesha, Wi
Job Description

Full-time position.  Start Date: September 1, 2016

Overview: Carroll University is seeking to fill a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Therapy to oversee and implement the new music therapy degree program, teach classes in music therapy and other qualified areas, and serve as advisor and program director. This individual will play an integral role in program development including ongoing curriculum development, implementation and assessment, and development of clinical contacts and AMTA certification materials.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of this appointment include teaching classes in the music therapy program and other qualified areas, advising and mentoring students, maintaining a scholarly agenda, recruiting students to the program, developing clinical contacts and supervising clinical experiences, and participating in program, department, and university service. Opportunities exist for continued clinical practice if desired.

Track Appointment, Rank and Salary: Clinical faculty. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Program: The Carroll University Music Program is currently preparing for NASM accreditation and AMTA certification, with a NASM site visit scheduled for September 2016. The Music Program offers degrees in Music Education, BA in Music with emphases in Performance or Liberal Arts, and is developing a Music Therapy degree. Carroll University has strong and diversified offerings in Allied Health, including top ranked nursing and physical therapy programs.

The Department: The Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences offers majors in art, graphic communication, music education, music liberal arts, music performance, photography, and theater arts, as well as minors in art, graphic design, music, photography, theater arts, and web design.

The University: Founded in 1846, Carroll University is an independent, co-educational comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. The Pioneer Core general education curriculum has a strong emphasis on developing intercultural awareness. Carroll University is located in suburban Waukesha, 16 miles west of Milwaukee and 60 miles east of Madison. The University serves approximately 3000 full-time and 500 part-time students. The University, though intentionally ecumenical and non-sectarian in approach, is related to the Presbyterian Church, USA. Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Qualifications

The candidate must be Board Certified in Music Therapy and must hold a doctoral degree in Music Therapy or related field. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of full-time clinical experience or its part-time equivalent. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate effectiveness as a classroom teacher and clinical supervisor as well as a knowledge of different approaches to music therapy practice, theory and research and interest in teaching a broad range of topics in the field. The successful candidate should have expertise in a secondary field, such as psychology, biology, or the social sciences.

Contact

Application: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) statement of teaching philosophy as Word or PDF format attachments in an email with the subject line “Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Therapy” to facapp@carrollu.edu. Final applicants will be asked to submit graduate transcripts and three letters of reference.

Carroll University is an Equal-Opportunity Employer