|Title||Hospice, FT, Madison|
|Position Title||Hospice Music Therapist|
|Company Name||SSM Health at Home WI|
The purpose of positions in this classification is to plan, organize and facilitate medically prescribed music therapy activities for patients. Develops treatment plans with personalized goals and objectives for motor skills, social/interpersonal development, comfort, self-awareness, etc.. Travels to patient homes and performs music therapy care in accordance with accepted standards of practice.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Music with a music therapy emphasis from a program approved by the American Music Therapy Association required with two to three years progressively responsible music therapy experience. Current board certification (MT-BC) by certification board for music therapists (CBMT) required. Hospice experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
This position requires travel to conduct music therapy. Ability to utilize musical instrument(s) and other devices for playing/making music. Ability to reference music principles, concepts and methodology. Ability to research various music resources. Knowledge of generally accepted music therapy standards.Knowledge of (or ability to develop knowledge of) Medicare and Medicaid regulations, requirements and reimbursement criteria. Skilled in (or ability to become skilled in) electronic patient charting system (HER).Must maintain a valid WI driver’s license, acceptable driver’s record, & proof of current auto insurance required.
This position typically rates as LIGHT WORK as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles but can be heavier if a larger instrument is utilized.