Population: Home Health, Palliative & Hospice Care
Expressive Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a Music Therapy Company, specializing in serving various facets of the healthcare industry (for over 6 years) is expanding. This is a unique opportunity for a confident Music Therapy professional who is looking for personal growth and support, independence, and flexibility. If you enjoy caring for palliative and hospice patients, are looking for employment in a terrific suburban area, and wish to work for a Music Therapy organization, please check this opportunity out!
Hours and Wages: Currently seeking an individual to work 30 hours per week, 48 weeks per year (or more), between the hours of 8:00am-6:00pm, Monday – Friday. Schedule may include occasional weekend hours (if mutually agreed upon) to; accomplish weekly patient visits, for end of life situations, or for possible participation in memorial ceremony. Range of pay is contingent upon experience and hours worked. Note: more hours and increased pay may be available, if MT is interested.
Responsibilities: Represent EHS and Home Health & Hospice organization in professional manner. Compliance with American Music Therapy Association Code of Ethics Provide reliable transportation to and from clients/job sites. Visit w/patients on caseload, 1-2 times per week, to provide Music Therapy Services. Assess patients determining strengths, limitations and ongoing needs. Develop treatment plan(s) and Music Therapy interventions to support patient’s physical, cognitive, psychological and/or social needs. Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of Music Therapy. Document/chart individual outcomes after each session. Provide a brief, weekly update (on each patient) for care team.
Keep accurate time and mileage sheet. Respect and support patient’s musical and spiritual preferences. Demonstrate dedication and dependability.
Administrative: Compiles and maintains an updated paper or electronic files for each individual, which includes dates of service, treatment plans, and progress reports and other information pertinent to the individual’s music therapy services. Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner, including assessments and treatment plan, progress/session notes, weekly team updates, specified reports, time & mileage sheets, etc.
Public Relations: Provide periodic music therapy presentation(s) for treatment team, as needed.
Collaboration: Effectively participate as a home health, palliative & hospice care team member. Communicate effectively with manager, treatment team and family members. Be willing to participate in paid job training, as needed.