Title Music Therapist, Board Certified
Company Name Music Therapy Services of Central Wisconsin, LLC
Location Wausau, Wisconsin and Surrounding Areas
Job Description
Join our growing team of board certified music therapists in beautiful central
Wisconsin! If you are passionate about using current research to guide your practice, driven to help
children and adults show their true potential, thrive on building strong therapeutic relationships, and
possess a diverse knowledge of populations, this position is for you! Our supportive team offers
ongoing supervision and training, with many opportunities to collaborate with music therapists and other
disciplines. We value the unique interests and perspectives of our therapists, providing options and
support to expand in areas that interest you most. We value work/life balance and feel strongly that our
therapists need weekends and evenings to recharge.
We are currently seeking one full-time and one part-time, growing to full-time, music therapist to
provide in-home/clinic/telehealth services focusing on children and adults with neurological
impairments and/or developmental needs, school settings, and hospital settings with adult and
pediatric patients. This is a private music therapy agency with a variety of contracts in
hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and state and county Medicaid waiver programs.
Candidates must thrive on variety, see Neurologic Music Therapy as the foundation of their
work with all populations, and have strong clinical and music skills. Additionally, candidates
will need to collaborate and work well within a variety of teams, but also have the strength to
work independently.
Qualifications
Experience
• At least one year of hospital experience preferred
• Knowledge and understanding of people with diverse needs in community, hospital, and school settings
• Specific knowledge of the developmental needs across the lifespan and how to safely provide music
and supports to patients and families
• Neurologic Music Therapy training preferred; willing to take training within 6 months of hire date
Education
• Graduate of an accredited music therapy program with Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy
• Completion and passing of National Certification Exam (CBMT) credentials of MT-BC Music Therapy
Board Certified (within one month of hire date)
Skills
• Demonstrate strong music skills (guitar, piano, voice, percussion) and ability to adapt live music based
on observations of clients’ needs and/or responses
• Assess psychological, cognitive, communicative, and sensorimotor functioning focused on clients’
needs and strengths while also determining responses to music, music skills and musical
preferences
• Provide individual and group music therapy sessions based on assessed needs • Triage
patient referrals/consultations to ensure highest needs are met in a timely manner
• Design music therapy interventions to meet clients’ goals and objectives using the Transformational
Design Model (TDM)
• Observe and document clients’ responses, progress, and outcomes
• Collaborate with clients’ treatment team to develop, coordinate, and integrate treatment plans and
effective treatment strategies
• Assess potential risks for the use of music and provide resources and appropriate music media for
clients and/or treatment team
• Refer clients and families to other disciplines and/or community resources as needed
• Select and adapt musical instruments, musical equipment, or non-musical materials to meet clients’
objectives
Contact

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Richelle Kroening, Owner/Director at richelle@mtscw.com. Learn more at https://mtscw.com/join-our-team.html

Date Posted 7/24/2021