Allied Therapist - Psychiatry
Casual (0.1 FTE) - 3pm-11:30pm - Evenings & Weekend Hours & Alternating Holiday Coverage for Behavioral Health Unit - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Health Center - Warminster
225 Newtown Road, Warminster, PA 18974
Group therapy coverage. Experience preferred.
Under the direction of the Warminster Hospice Nurse Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the Music Therapy assessment, implementation and documentation for referred, in-facility and hospice patients and families. She/he evaluates patient and family emotional health needs and develops a Music Therapy Plan of Care in coordination with other hospice team members. She/he is responsible for the supervision of MT student interns providing patient care. The Music Therapist functions according to the American Music Therapy Association's code of professional standards and ethics, as well as his/her level of knowledge and experience.
Minimum of 3 years of music therapy experience. Minimum 2 years of internship supervisory experience. Home health care/hospice experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Music or Psychology. Practicum and/or internship placement in medical setting preferred.
Current professional MT Board Certification or eligible for certification in Pennsylvania.
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
CPR certification or ability to complete certification during introductory period.
Knowledge of the professional Music Therapy Standards of Ethics, Methodologies and Clinical Practices.
Ability to play guitar and at least 1 other instrument. Pleasant, in-tune singing voice and repertoire. Experience with drumming, relaxation, songwriting and guided imagery techniques.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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