Location: HCA Solutions
1179 South 6th Street Indiana, PA 15701
Contact: Missy Turek
HCA Solutions is seeking a Music Therapist for the Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City, PA! This is a contact, part-time, PRN position. Up to 16 hours per week. 7.5 hour day, 2 days a week. Expected start date is 7/31/2023 and end on 10/31/2023 with a high probability of extending.
Work with older adults to lessen the effects of dementia;
Work with children and adults to reduce asthma episodes;
Work with hospitalized patients to reduce pain;
Work with children who have autism to improve communication capabilities;
Work with premature infants to improve sleep patterns and increase weight gain;
Work with people who have Parkinson’s disease to improve motor function.
Complete assessment and formulate treatment goals and objectives based on:
a. Emotional well-being;
b. Physical health;
c. Social functioning;
d. Communication abilities;
e. Cognitive skills through musical responses;
f. Recommendations of the type(s) of therapeutic approaches to be used within the resident’s care plan;
g. Observations and written/verbal reports obtained from SMRC staff relating to the resident.
Design music sessions for individuals and/or groups based on client needs using:
a. Music improvisation;
b. Receptive music listening;
c. Song writing;
d. Lyric discussion;
e. Music and imagery;
f. Music performance;
g. Learning through music;
h. Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning;
i. Ongoing evaluation;
j. Follow up.
Any additional duties as associated with Music Therapy and music therapy training.
Music therapists must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in music therapy from one of AMTA’s 72 approved colleges and universities, including 1200 hours of clinical training.
Music therapists must hold the MT-BC credential, issued through the Certification Board for Music Therapists, which protects the public by ensuring competent practice and requiring continuing education.
Must possess a Current American Music Therapy Certificate.
2 Step TB Screening, completed within the last year
Proof of all vaccinations, including COVID-19
Open Date: 7/24/2023
Close Date: 7/31/2023