Title Music Therapist, FT, Wausau
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Music Therapy Services of Central Wisconsin, LLC
Location Wausau, WI
Job Description

Company Profile: Music Therapy Services of Central Wisconsin, LLC is a well-established music therapy agency that strives to improve the quality of life for those who are well in addition to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities or illnesses. Our research-based, outcome driven approach assists a variety of populations in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and home-based settings.

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 through a Neurologic Music Therapy foundation, driven to help children and adults in schools and community settings 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. A typical schedule is Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm. We value work/life balance and feel strongly that our therapists need weekends and evenings to recharge. This position also includes holidays off, with an additional two weeks of paid time.

This full-time position is in school and hospital settings, with some in-home/clinic services focusing on children and adults with neurological impairments and developmental needs.




  • Previous school and/or hospital experience preferred but not required
  • Knowledge and understanding of needs of people with developmental delays and neurological impairments in community and school settings


  • 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 3 months of employment)


  • 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 in the hospital setting 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 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


  • Hospital: 1 year (Preferred)
  • School: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Music Therapy (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Please include resume and cover letter when applying. We look forward to hearing from you!


Date Posted 10/21/18