Title Music Therapist, FT, Milwaukee
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Childrens Hospital-Milw Campus
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

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 children and families in coping with the stress and trauma often associated with a hospitalization. The Music Therapist provides ongoing assessment of child and family interventions and is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, supporting the social and emotional well being of the child and family.

Additional Posting Description

Schedule: generally 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

One evening a week and one Sunday per month rotation at Ronald McDonald house.

Organizational Information

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.

Please follow this link for a closer look at what it’s like to work at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin: https://www.instagram.com/lifeatchw/


Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy. Board Certification (MT-BC) required within six months of employment.
Current CPR certification ‘ Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
A minimum of three to six months of experience with pediatric patients.
Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication. This includes:  assessment, evaluation and provision of accurate and timely handoff of child and family information with members of the healthcare team.
Analytical ability to observe behaviors and direct appropriate music therapy programming and interventions in support of the individual child/family.
Ability to position patients in the course of duties.



Date Posted 2/29/2020