Part Time Music Therapist

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.

Role Description:

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