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Job #9225735
Music Therapist
Psychiatric
Relief (0.2 FTE) - 3pm-11:30pm - Evening/Weekend/Holiday Coverage - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Psychiatric Nurse Manager, the Allied Therapist implements art, music, recreation, educational activity and other creative arts therapy programs for care and management of the psychiatric patient. He/she uses the creative process as a means of reconciling conflicts, fostering self-awareness and personal growth, and the use of art as a vehicle for psychotherapy. He/she cares for a population of patients ranging in age from young through late adulthood.

Qualifications:
  • Board-certified Music Therapist to provide evening/weekend/holiday coverage to inpatient behavioral health unit.
  • 1 to 3 years of creative arts therapy and group therapy experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in creative arts discipline or education.
  • M.A. or M.C.A.T. preferred.
  • Prefer registration with American Art Therapy and Registration Association; Recreation Therapy Association; Music, Movement or Horticulture Therapy associations.
  • Experience with psychiatric patients preferred.
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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