Title Music Therapist, FT, Pediatric Hospital
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name American Family Children’s Hospital
Location Madison, WI
Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Music Therapist to:

Performs assessments of patients and families to identify needs in order to set short and/or long-term goals
Utilizes knowledge of pediatric growth and development to guide interactions across age and developmental levels
Provides music therapy interventions that are goal-oriented, support evidence-based practice, and are patient and family focused
Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and modifies care based on results
Works closely with patient, family, and healthcare team in order to develop and implement a patient-specific treatment plan
Communicates relevant patient care information and works as an integrative member of a patient’s healthcare team to promote continuity of care

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy, Music, or a related field and/or completion of the degree equivalency program in Music Therapy as required by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

Preferred – Master’s degree in Music Therapy

Work Experience:

Minimum – Three (3) months working or volunteering with children

Preferred – Six (6) months working with children in a healthcare/hospital setting

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – MT-BC (Music Therapist – Board Certified)

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

Effective verbal and written communications skills
Knowledge of and an ability to use various computer programs such as word processing, database, spreadsheet, calendar and email, and current music programs
Proficient musical skills



Date Posted 11/8/19