St. Camillus is currently seeking a Music Therapist with a passion for older adults and a strong commitment to our team.
The applicant must be committed to raising the bar for Long-Term care through opportunity and engagement to increase quality of life of those we serve.
Assesses the interests and activity needs of our residents at the time of move-in and throughout their residency with us. Orient all residents to activity program and how to access activities.
Designs and implements a music therapy program that identifies the social, creative, physical, spiritual and emotional needs, interests, and capabilities of each resident.
Plans and implements music activities for single or group settings, including individualized programs and one-to-one contacts. Utilizes a variety of motivational techniques to encourage resident participation in individual and group activities.
Researches, creates and executes the daily activities for residents with Dementia.
Introduces new programs such as music and movement, dance and percussion, music and memory utilizing strong program development skills.
Incorporate families into programs, increasing family involvement and awareness of Life Enrichment Program and benefits.
Maintains timely, accurate records/documentation either written or computerized of resident’s activity attendance and involvement as required by law &/or regulations of St. Camillus or request of manager.
Implements community outings. In addition, to appeal to the residents, consider costs, location, accessibility, and time needed for each
Graduate of an accredited college with a degree in Music Therapy, or related field.
1+ years of dementia experience, preferred
Must understand the social, psychological and recreational needs of the elderly, especially those with Alzheimer’s/Dementia as well as other types of disabled residents in St. Camillus Assisted Living & Memory Care, and must be able to plan and organize activities geared to meet those needs.
Valid WI driver’s license
Ability to promote socialization and cooperative relationships with residents, family, staff and community.
Has the ability to work independently. Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
Exhibits high energy and is outgoing.