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Title Now Hiring!
Position Title Music Therapist-Board Certified
Company Name Access Music Therapy, llc
Location Duluth, MN
Job Description

Access Music Therapy is looking for a Part Time Music Therapist to join our skilled, compassionate and committed company. This position starts at 12 hours per week with potential for growth. As a music therapist with Access Music Therapy, you will be working with children and teens in 1:1 and group settings, in the clinic and in the community. The music therapist will plan, organize and facilitate a variety of music therapy sessions. Caseload and groups will be pre-established.


This position requires you to be a Board Certified Music Therapist which includes a four year degree in music therapy, a completed AMTA Approved Internship and Board Certification with the Certification Board for Music Therapists.  Experience with children/teens with developmental disabilities and mental health is preferred.

You are required to pass a background check, and have a clean and valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle, and proof of insurance.

Ability to work independently and as part of an inter-disciplinary team. You must be passionate about music therapy, have strong musical skills and good vocal tone. This position also assists with community presentations, participates in events, fundraisers, conferences and fairs when requested.


For more information, check out our website for a full job description.
Qualified candidates, please email your cover letter and resume to:
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Date Posted 11/2/16

Title LTE Music Therapist
Position Title Music Therapist-Board Certified
Company Name Oakwood Village Retirement Community; University Woods and Prairie Ridge
Location Madison WI (campuses on East and West sides)
Job Description

This is a 14 week position (LTE), starting late November or early December.

The Music Therapist is responsible for assisting residents in achieving the highest possible functioning level through planning, implementing, and evaluating a music therapy program designed to meet the individual needs of the resident.


•       Maintain music therapy services at both of Oakwood’s campuses, primarily in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing.  This includes medium large groups (tone chimes choir, drum circle, music features) small groups (sensory, social and cognitive stimulation and collaborative songwriting) and some 1:1’s.

•       Based on assessment of residents’ strengths and needs, design and implement music therapy interventions, including but not limited to:  anxiety or stress reduction, mood modulation, end of life review, sensory and/or cognitive stimulation, motor maintenance and meaningful social interaction.

•       Set up location with necessary materials/equipment, in order to implement music therapy programs.  Gather residents as needed or work with other staff to assist in gathering.  Maintain music therapy inventory including instruments, songbooks, and music recordings.  Complete scheduled music therapy sessions and other duties in a timely manner. Maintain a record of attendance and light progress notes.  Oversee music therapy and music & memory volunteers.


•       Relates well to the elderly.  Communicates effectively through both oral and written means.  General computer skills, including basic knowledge of iTunes and Excel, or willingness to learn.  Adheres to the American Music Therapy Association’s Standards of Clinical Practice and Code of Ethics
•       Uses music therapy principles/techniques to attain desired goals/objectives.  Is familiar with current research in geriatric music therapy.  Objectively assesses, facilitates and documents resident behavior as it relates to strengths and needs in everyday life.
•       Works constructively within a partnership environment which fosters effective teamwork.  Educates volunteers and others on music therapy and other therapeutic uses of music.  Exercises independent judgment and makes sound decisions.

1.  Completion of a Bachelors program in Music Therapy or the equivalent is required.
2.  Musical Therapy Board Certification is required.
3.  Previous music therapy experience in a geriatric setting is strongly desired.



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