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Music Therapist

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1199588
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Organizes and implements a music therapy program to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of patients.


    Responsibilities

  • Uses music therapy as a process that combines the verbally transcendent and emotionally authentic aspects of music with the needs of the patient.
  • Serves as a resource person and guide providing musical experiences that will aid in patient care.
  • Designs and conducts music sessions for individuals and groups, based on client needs.
  • Coordinates therapy with other team members and shares response to music therapy intervention.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Music Therapy

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Bd Certified Music Therapist

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Behavioral/Mental Health - 2 years or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer