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Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Therapy at Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Therapy
Company Name Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University
Location Winchester, VA
Job Description

Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University seeks nominations and applications for an exceptional music therapy educator to join the Conservatory’s dynamic Music Therapy program. This full time and career-contract track position (with rank dependent upon qualifications) will begin August 16, 2013.

With over 100 music therapy students enrolled, the Music Therapy Department offers programs leading to the BMT and MMT, including the Professional Studies Program for Music Therapy Certification Eligibility (equivalency). A music therapy education at Shenandoah is one of creativity and innovation, including access to internship training at University-affiliated sites, professional observation opportunities through the Marian Sung Music Therapy Center and in the community, international outreach, use of advanced technology, and graduate study for practicing music therapists.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following: a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, clinical supervision and clinical expertise, as well as scholarship and service to the professional association; a completed doctoral degree; and music therapy board-certification.  The successful candidate will have a marked interest in contributing to a performance–‐oriented conservatory environment, and will be able to meet standards established by the American Music Therapy Association for Graduate Faculty.

Contact

To apply, please submit all of the following electronically to cwolesla@su.edu

Mrs. Cheryl Woleslagle,
Conservatory Dean’s Office
ATTN: Music Therapy Search Committee

1. Letter of application;

2. Statement of teaching philosophy; and

3. Curriculum vitae, including the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted 4/15/13


Title Music Therapist/Activity Assistant at Seven Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation
Position Title Music Therapist/Activity Assistant
Company Name Seven Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation
Location Glendale, WI
Job Description

Full or Part Time position available for Music Therapist in our skilled Nursing/Rehabilitation facility. Develop, implement and document activities for Dementia/Alzheimers, skilled care and short stay units.  Part time position available for recreation therapy undergrad looking to seek experience.   FT and PT positions offer competitive pay and benefits.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Music Therapy for MT position. Prior experience in skilled Nursing setting preferred for both positions, but willing to train.

Contact

Send resume to Angela Sempf at activities@sevenoakscare.com

Date Posted 4/15/14


Title Manager of Therapeutic Recreation at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Franciscan Woods
Position Title Manager of Therapeutic Recreation
Company Name Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Franciscan Woods
Location Brookfield, WI
Job Description

Provides the day to day management of the Therapeutic Recreation department operations and volunteer services. Is responsible for Volunteer Services at facility. Ensures delivery of quality service following state and federal guidelines. Develops, coordinates, and provides leisure activity opportunities for residents or facility programs, which in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, are designed to meet the interests of the individual in order to promote the Resident’s physical, mental and psychological well-being. Conducts patient activities as required. Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree Required: Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Occupational Therapy or Occupational therapy assistant, Related Field (Art or Music Therapy, etc.)
Master’s Degree Preferred in Therapeutic Recreation, Occupational Therapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy or Related Field.

At least 3-4 years experience in therapeutic Recreation.

As required by federal regulations, a person is qualified under this regulatory tag if they meet any one of the qualifications listed below:
1. Is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities profession who:
A. Is licensed or registered by the State in which practicing [in Wisconsin, this means a registered art, dance or music therapist] And B. Is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990

• Demonstrated critical thinking and ability in independent
decision making and problem solving.
• Supervision/management experience required.
• Knowledge of Volunteer Management or ability to learn.
• Knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding activities in a skilled nursing home or ability to learn.
• Excellent organization, communication, and time
management skills.
• Understands and demonstrates commitment to customer
service/ service excellence.
• Ability to complete assessments and develop a complete
plan of care including interventions, strengths of resident and measurable goals.
• MDS knowledge helpful or ability to learn.
• Computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft
Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher
• Ability to learn software programs including but not limited to Point Click Care and MDS programs.

Ability to read, write and understand the English language; and communicate effectively with patients, visitors and staff while performing assigned duties.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 4/13/14


Title PTSD PHP Experiential Therapist at Rogers Memorial Hospital
Position Title PTSD PHP Experiential Therapist
Company Name Rogers Memorial Hospital
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

Rogers Memorial Hospital, the area’s leader in behavioral health services, is looking for a Part-time Experiential Therapist to join our West Allis location on the Day/PM shifts.

Develops, plans, implements, facilitates, directs and evaluates Experiential Therapy programming in all specialized treatment areas. Knowledge and experience are applied in an educational role with interdisciplinary staff and community resources. Documents within designated program. Be knowledgeable, skillful and have abilities in a wide variety of expressive media. The Experiential Therapist I will have a working knowledge of a psychosocial functioning of patient/resident groups as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, ropes and challenge course.

Qualifications

Required Skills

1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR or American Red Cross Professional Rescue certification is required within 30 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification.
2. Formal training in management of the aggressive patient is required within 60 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification, including self-defense training.
3. Ropes and Challenge Course training by Rogers Memorial Hospital, with yearly renewal (where applicable to the position).
4. Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed under HFS -40 are required to have at least one (1) year of educational or work experience serving children with mental health disorders.

Required Experience

1. BS/BA degree is required, preferably in art, music, dance, recreation, or other therapies A Masters degree in these areas is preferred.
2. Certification/registration through appropriate credentialing board desired.
3. Valid Wisconsin drivers license. May be required to have driving record approved by Rogers Memorial Hospital”s insurance carrier.
4. Applicable to Experiential Therapy pool and Experiential Therapy fixed FTE staff dedicated to a residential cost center: Compliance in RCC and CBRF employee training requirements.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 4/13/14


Title Recreation Therapists at Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI)
Position Title Recreation Therapist
Company Name Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI)
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

The Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI) is a nonprofit agency assisting individuals with special needs and other barriers, to live and work successfully in their communities.  MCFI affiliates include New Health Services, the School for Early Development & Achievement and TLS Behavioral Health.  We are proud of a continuum of services that provides over 50 programs – for children through seniors – designed to meet the unique needs of people served.

We are excited about our newest expansion to add a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit to our brain injury services.

We are currently seeking a part-time Recreational Therapist.  These positions will typically work within the hours of 8-4:30pm, with a daily schedule adjusted to the clients’ needs. This will be a 0.5 FTE (benefit-eligible) with opportunity to increase hours as census increases.

Performs evaluation, sets goals, develops recreational therapy treatment plan consistent with client and family goals.

Develops a discharge plan that provides information and a connection to age appropriate, drug and alcohol free, recreational resources in the client’s home community.

Leads group and individual therapeutic recreational treatment with clients, co-leads groups with other Brain Injury Unit staff, coordinates community outings, and directs activity staff and RCCA’s in providing appropriate structured and unstructured leisure time activities.

Qualifications

Degree in Recreational Therapy with current , active certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist.  Degrees (and certifications) in Art Therapy or Music Therapy will also be considered.

Valid Wisconsin Driver License, access to a reliable vehicle and proper liability insurance in accordance with agency policy.

One (1) year experience working with acquired/traumatic brain injury preferred.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 4/13/14


Title Music Therapist at Season’s Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Season’s Hospice
Location West Allis, WI
Job Description

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Music Therapist to join our team of professionals. We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating a center of excellence in hospice care.
The Music Therapist performs as a member of the hospice interdisciplinary team, the Music Therapist provides music therapy consultations and services to the patient and/or family in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care while following all hospice policies and procedures. Supports the business development activities of the organization. Music Therapists provide bereavement counseling to family members as identified.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.   Completes the music therapy assessment with patient and family when referred in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care.
2.   Plans the music therapy interventions.
3.   Implements the music therapy interventions in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care.
4.   Guides the patient in the use of creative therapeutic activities for the purpose of improving or maintaining mental and physical function and quality of life. 
5.   Instructs other care team members including, when appropriate, hospice aides and family members in the use of music to achieve individualized care plan goals.
6.   Evaluates the effectiveness of music therapy services with the patient. 
7.   Documents all services provided to hospice patients and families in the clinical record.
8.   Terminates therapy services when appropriate..
9.   Provides in-services to staff, hospitals, nursing homes, and other facilities as requested and determined appropriate by therapist.
10.  Participates in the on-call schedule as required.
11.  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

1. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Music Therapy and/or Music Therapy.

2. Board Certified as a Music Therapist by the Certification Board for Music Therapy.

3. Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapist preferred.

4. Previous experience with terminally ill patients/families is highly desirable.

5. Must have reliable automobile, valid driver’s license and the minimum state required liability auto insurance.

6. Demonstrates commitment to the Seasons Hospice philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organization culture.

Contact

Apply On-line

Job Code: 2268

Date Posted 6/9/13


Title Therapist at Southern Wisconsin Center
Position Title Therapist
Company Name Southern Wisconsin Center
Location Union Grove, WI
Job Description

The starting salary is $19.245 – $25.783 per hour (approx $40,183 – $53,834 per year, plus excellent benefits. A 6-month probationary period is required. This position is in pay schedule/range 11-05. Under the limited supervision of the Vocational Services Supervisor and in coordination with the decisions of the interdisciplinary team, this position plans, develops and implements a program designed to enhance, supplement and promote independence of intellectually disabled clients. This position is responsible for carrying out and monitoring the various programs in accordance with stated goals and objectives of client’s individual program plans.

Qualifications

This position requires applicants to have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or in a specialty area such as art, dance, music or physical education. Well qualified applicants will have the skill and expertise of a certified therapeutic recreation specialist or licensed as a music therapist. Applicants are required have a valid WI driver’s license.

Contact

Alyssa Hoffman, Human Resources Specialist
608-266-3245
alyssa.hoffman@dhs.wisconsin.gov

Apply on-line by 8/26/13

Date Posted 8/14/13


Title Experiential Therapist I – Roger’s Memorial Hospital
Position Title Experiential Therapist I
Company Name Roger’s Memorial Hospital
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

Rogers Memorial Hospital, the area’s leader in Behavioral Health Services, is looking for a 0.8 Experiential Therapist to join our Milwaukee location on the Day/PM shift.

Develops, plans, implements, facilitates, directs and evaluates Experiential Therapy programming in all specialized treatment areas. Knowledge and experience are applied in an educational role with interdisciplinary staff and community resources. Documents within designated program. Be knowledgeable, skillful and have abilities in a wide variety of expressive media. The Experiential Therapist I will have a working knowledge of a psychosocial functioning of patient/resident groups as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, ropes and challenge course.

Qualifications

Required Skills

1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR or American Red Cross Professional Rescue certification is required within 30 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification.

2. Formal training in management of the aggressive patient is required within 60 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification, including self-defense training.

3. Ropes and Challenge Course training by Rogers Memorial Hospital, with yearly renewal (where applicable to the position).

4. Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed under HFS -40 are required to have at least one (1) year of educational or work experience serving children with mental health disorders.

Required Experience

1. BS/BA degree is required, preferably in art, music, dance, recreation, or other therapies A Masters degree in these areas is preferred.

2. Certification/registration through appropriate credentialing board desired.

3. Valid Wisconsin drivers license. May be required to have driving record approved by Rogers Memorial Hospital”s insurance carrier.

4. Applicable to Experiential Therapy pool and Experiential Therapy fixed FTE staff dedicated to a residential cost center: Compliance in RCC and CBRF employee training requirements.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 9/9/13


Title Music Therapist – Heartland Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Heartland Hospice
Location Fon du Lac
Job Description

Heartland Hospice is growing and as a result we are looking for a Music Therapist on an as needed basis (hours will vary from week to week) to support our hospice patients in their homes. We have provide therapy in the following areas and surrounding cities and towns:

Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc & Oshkosh

As a MT we are looking for someone with at least 1 year of work experience in a multidisciplinary setting. We also require knowledge of principles, concepts and methodology of alternative therapy appropriate for terminally ill clients. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Demonstrated ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team and the ability to develop and maintain rapport with the clients and families. Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and Certified as a Board Music Therapist is required.

In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy a great team environment, flexible schedule, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in health care.

EEO/Drug Free Employer

Qualifications

Music Therapist Registered and Board Certified in appropriate state

At least one year or more work experience in music therapy in a multidisciplinary setting is preferred.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 9/9/13


Title Certified Activities Director at Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation Community
Position Title Certified Activities Director
Company Name Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation Community
Location Prescott, WI
Job Description

Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation Community, an Atrium Centers facility, has an immediate full time opportunity for an Activities Director for our 65-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located in Prescott, WI. Applicants must have effective communication skills and strong organizational skills.

This position is responsible for coordinating and integrating the activities programs for the facility with nursing services personnel, qualified therapists, and attending physicians, as necessary. This position is also responsible for the development and implementation of professional programs in response to the needs of the resident population.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be Mepap I and II certified with 2 years of experience. The successful candidate must have an understanding of human motivation and behavior, be tactful, pleasant and friendly in dealing with residents, staff and guests, and have the ability to plan, organize, and provide leadership.

Experience in long term care is a definite plus.

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a growing team. We offer a quality driven facility with a friendly, family-like atmosphere for both our residents and staff. We are looking for professionals with positive attitudes, compassion for the elderly and drive to provide excellent care.

We offer an excellent compensation package including subsidized health coverage, paid life insurance, 401-K with match, tuition reimbursement, generous paid-time-off program and much more.

Contact

If you meet these qualifications and are interested in working for a highly respected organization, please email your resume to 22-payroll@atriumlivingcenters.com, or fax material to (715) 262-4899, or apply on-line, or send your information to 1505 Orrin Road Prescott, WI, 54021, Attention Robin Holman

Date Posted 9/3/13


Title Life Enrichment Director at Cedar Springs Health & RC
Position Title Life Enrichment Director
Company Name Cedar Springs Health & RC
Location Cedarburg, WI
Job Description

Supervises and provides a Life Enrichment program appropriate to meet the physical, social, cultural, spiritual, emotional, and recreational needs and interests of each patient/resident.  Provides the opportunity for residents/patients to engage in normal pursuits, as well as promoting a successful and well-balanced leisure lifestyle.  Works with all disciplines to assist the patient/resident in reaching their highest level of independence.  Plans and monitors leisure activities for recreation and therapeutic purposes, designed to enhance the quality of like of each patient/resident as well as maintain an open working relationship with the patient/resident’s family or guardian.  Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:Must meet one of the following requirements:

Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed or registered, as required, by the State and is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body.

Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.

Has completed a training course approved by the State.

Experience: Has 2 years experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, 1 of which was full-time in a patient/resident activities program in a health care setting.  Prior experience in a long-term care facility a plus.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Commercial driver’s license or eligibility preferred.  Understands the social, psychological and recreational needs of the aged.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 8/7/13


Title Lifestyle Assistant at The Arboretum
Position Title Lifestyle Assistant
Company Name The Arboretum
Location Menomonee Falls, WI
Job Description

The Arboretum is seeking caring individuals who would like to share their talents with older adults in our dementia care unit.  Responsibilities include organizing, planning, and presenting activity programs, as well as providing transportation for outings.    This is a part-time position and some holiday & weekend work will be required.

Qualifications

Prior experience in activity programming desired (preferably a background in occupational, music, art or rec therapy), but we will train the right candidate.

Contact

This is rewarding work in a great residential work environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental insurance as well as matching 401(k) contributions.  Apply conveniently on-line at www.laureategroup.com or in person at The Arboretum W180 N7890 Town Hall Rd. Menomonee Falls, 53051

Date Posted 4/11/14


Title Music Therapist at Winnebago Mental Health Institute
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Winnebago Mental Health Institute
Location Winnebago, WI
Job Description

This position is located at the Department of Health Services (DHS); Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS); Winnebago Mental Health Institute (WMHI) in Winnebago, WI.  Full Time (40 hrs/week).  The starting salary is between $22.070 and $32.499 per hour, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 11/04. A six month probationary period is required. This position is not represented by a bargaining unit.

Job Duties:   The Music Therapist’s primary role is in the assessment, intervention, program planning and treatment implementation of a Music Therapy program utilizing a variety of techniques and modalities. The Music Therapist (MT) is an integral component of the Therapeutic Services (TS) treatment team on assigned units (Youth Services Unit and float). This position also covers all TS groups as needed when called upon. Functions as a member of the TS team and as an interdisciplinary team member.

Special Notes:   The credential MT-BC (Music Therapy – Board Certified) would be necessary due to Winnebago Mental Health Institute being a clinical setting.   This position requires a current and valid Wisconsin Driver’s License. Due to the nature of the position, all applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a security background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

Qualifications

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   Well qualified candidates will have:

  • Knowledge and skills of musical therapy practices and principles.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to apply problem solving processes to the delivery of patient care.
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to make pertinent observations and accurately report and document.
  • Ability to work under direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of assessment tools utilized by Music Therapists and ability to integrate in an assessment process.
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate treatment modalities in music.
  • Knowledge of treatment planning and understanding of principles essential for recording and reporting client information in medical records.
  • Knowledge of factors involved in communication and effective teamwork, including leadership skills, interpersonal relationships and group dynamics.
  • Knowledge of Music Therapists Code of Ethics and Standard Practices.
Contact

How To Apply: 

To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account and apply online. For instructions, click on the following link: http://wisc.jobs/public/links_page_detail.asp?pageid=756.  You must apply online to be considered for this position. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, as a hard copy or a fax. If you are unable to complete the materials due to a disability, encounter technical issues or need assistance using the system, please contact the Office of State Employment Relations at wiscjobs@wisconsin.gov or 608-267-1012. Please provide your complete phone number in your message. You will be required to upload a current resume and complete a civil service examination. Your responses to the exam will be used to determine your eligibility for this vacancy. Resumes may not be substituted for answering these questions. Resumes are for supplemental purposes only and will not be reviewed as part of the exam process.

Questions regarding the examination can be directed to Renata McMillen at 608-266-0555 orrenata.mcmillen@dhs.wi.gov.

The application deadline is 4:00 pm on April 25th, 2014.  Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Date Posted 3/31/14


Title Music Therapist at Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation
Location Fond du Lac, WI
Job Description

Under the direction of the Activities Director, the Music Therapist position will implement therapeutic music programs in order to enrich the lives of residents at Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation. The therapeutic music programming conducted by the Music Therapist will be designed to improve the social, emotional, and psychosocial wellbeing of residents, specific to their needs and preferences. The therapist will work with older adults from various socio-economic backgrounds and with various clinical needs ranging from long-term custodial care, to short-term rehabilitative care.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

• Plans, creates, and implements therapeutic music activities in accordance with residents’/patients’ needs, capabilities, interests, and individualized care plans.

• Participates in instrumental and vocal music activities designed to meet

residents’ needs such as solo or group singing or rhythmical music activities.

• Implements individualized goals or ensures the same with the assistance of other staff.

• Observes and evaluates residents’ reactions to various experiences and prepares reports documenting therapeutic changes.

• Coordinates the music therapy treatment program with other Activities department staff and with other interdisciplinary team members.

• Develops a general music education program for residents/patients.

• Maintains a music library, as well as an inventory of other musically related necessary materials, equipment, and supplies.

• As a member of the care delivery team, participates in the formulation of interdisciplinary plans of care.

• Provides in-service training relative to music therapy for other staff members as needed.

• Completes assessments, MDS documentation, and resident progress notes.

• Plans and implements special programs which may include community integration

• Performs other related work as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

NOTE: Knowledge in areas listed is required to be at minimum at the entry level,

• Knowledge of musical theory, and music instruction methods.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of music therapy.

• Knowledge of the various appropriate music therapy activities used for the therapeutic treatment of those with mental and/or physical disabilities.

• Knowledge of the equipment used in music therapy, incorporating various modalities.

• Knowledge of the techniques of directing band, orchestra, and other instrumental ensembles.

• Ability to sight read music and play a musical instrument proficiently.

• Ability to compose simple musical arrangements.

• Ability to direct vocal and instrumental ensembles.

• Knowledge of musical program planning.

• Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of a therapeutic music program, make changes as needed, and collect and organize data.

• Ability to work with other staff on an interdisciplinary treatment team.

• Ability to get along well with, gain the cooperation of and provide encouragement to residents.

• Ability to work with professional and technical personnel in the area of the work performed.

• Experience with electronic medical records and Microsoft Office programs.

• Ability to communicate effectively with others

• Ability to maintain professional composure while multitasking on a daily basis.

• Ability to advise and provide interpretation regarding the application of policies, procedures and standards to specific situations.

• Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with a diverse audience and modalities.

 

Training and Experience:

Board Certified Music Therapist -preferred

One year of experience working with a chronically mentally ill and/or senior population is highly preferred.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 12/11/13


Title Activity Therapist at Lindengrove
Position Title Activity Therapist
Company Name Lindengrove
Location Waukesha, WI
Job Description

Full or part-time days position available. To enhance the quality of life of the residents. The professional therapist carries out this objective by designing and implementing therapeutic activity programs that meet the social, creative, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of the residents.

Qualifications

Requirements include completion of a Bachelor of Arts, Music, Dance, Therapeutic Recreation or other Creative Arts Therapy degree preferred. Six to twelve months of experience in activity therapy, preferably in a long-term care setting is ideal. Will consider new grads or internships in lieu of experience.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 02/13/14


Title Music Therapist at Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC
Location Twin Cities metro area of MN
Job Description

Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC is seeking a full time subcontractor in the Twin Cities metro area of MN. This is a great position for a therapist who likes independence in treatment and diversity of locations, without the hassle of client recruitment, billing and collections.

Positions are one-year subcontracts.  Clients include a combination of individuals and groups. The practice is focused on the elderly and those with neurologic issues but some younger clients, and those with other diagnosis may be available.

Expectations: 

Be able to assess clients and adapt therapeutic music experiences to meet immediate needs

Have excellent musical skills including quality vocal tone, and ability to adapt music to stimulate, relax, and facilitate movement

•Have good verbal and written communication skills

•Be willing to respond to communications quickly

•Be able to work independently and

•Have reliable transportation and willingness to serve clients throughout the Twin Cities metro area

Qualifications

The music therapist MUST:

•Be NMT trained, or be willing to complete the next NMT training

•Have at least two years of professional experience

•Have outstanding time management and organizational skills

•Have experience working with the elderly

Contact

Interested candidates should submit two letters of reference and resume to Melissa Hirokawa, M.M., MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapy Fellow atmelissa@livingspirittherapy.com or contact Melissa at 612-208-0156 for more information. At least one reference should address organizational and time management skills.

Date Posted 01/29/14


Title Music Therapist at Milwaukee VA
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Milwaukee VA Hospital
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

One Year Temporary (not to exceed 1 year) Full-time Position on newly remodeled inpatient Acute MH unit of 32 beds as primary assignment. Some special events as part of 13 person Recreation/Creative Arts Therapy staff.

Tues thru Sat., some evenings and Holidays (other clinical staff rotate some holidays).

$49,577 – $64.447 salary range, No Health or Life Insurance Benefits.

Work as part of Treatment Team of 4 psychiatrists, 4 social workers, 2 OTs, 2 Psychologists and Nursing staff doing primarily group work as group facilitator. Also opportunities to serve as co-therapist with one or more of the Treatment Team Staff. Freedom to use other Creative Arts Interventions as training and experience indicate. Other clinical staff trained and comfortable with integrative medicine such as aroma therapy, CBT/DBT, guided imagery, energy medicine, Yoga/Tai Chi, mindfulness, drama techniques, Recreation therapy, Art therapy.

Qualifications

Minimal qualifications and experience as a Music Therapist required.

Contact

Milwaukee has been given special authority to hire any qualified candidate before it is posted Nationally on USA jobs which will not happen for another couple of weeks.

Any interested and qualified candidates e-mail or call Shep Crumrine at the contact info below.

Shep Crumrine, MT-BC
414/384-2000 x 42433
sheppard.crumrine@va.gov

Date Posted 01/29/14


Title Experiential Therapist II at Rogers Memorial Hospital
Position Title Experiential Therapist II
Company Name Rogers Memorial Hospital
Location Brown Deer, WI
Job Description

Rogers Memorial Hospital, the area’s leader in behavioral health services, is looking for a part-time Experiential Therapist to join our Brown Deer location on the Day shift.

Develops, plans, implements, facilitates, directs and evaluates therapeutic programming based on patients”/residents” needs. Documents within designated program areas. Coordinates, evaluates, supervises student interns. Has knowledge, skills and abilities in a wide variety of expressive media. The Experiential Therapist II has a thorough working knowledge of psychosocial functioning of patient/resident groups, as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, ropes and challenge course.

Qualifications

Required Skills

1. Valid Wisconsin drivers license. May be required to have driving record approved by Rogers memorial Hospital”s insurance carrier.

2. Ropes and Challenge Course training by Rogers Memorial Hospital, with yearly renewal (where applicable to the position).

3. Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed under HFS -40 are required to have at least one year of educational or work experience serving children with mental health disorders.

4. Applicable to Experiential Therapy pool and Experiential Therapy fixed FTE staff dedicated to a residential cost center: Compliance in RCC and CBRF employee training requirements.

 

Required Experience

1.BS/BA degree is required, preferably in recreation, art, music, dance, psychodrama, or other expressive therapies with certification/registration through the appropriate credentialing board desired. A Masters degree in these areas is preferred.

2. Minimum of four years experience in group facilitation in a behavioral health setting. Supervisory experience with student interns preferred.

Contact

Apply on-line

Tracking Code: 13-00561

 

Date Posted 12/11/13


Title Music Therapist/Music Teacher with WIth These Strings LLC
Position Title Music Therapist/Music Teacher
Company Name WIth These Strings LLC
Location Ozaukee County and surrounding area
Job Description

Private practice up for sale due to owner moving out of the country. Small but well-established client base located in Ozaukee County, about a half hour north of Milwaukee. Annual revenues of around $13,000, with a growth pattern of about 20-30% annually. Current time investment is around 10 hours/week. Looking for a passionate music therapist who either is currently running or who wants to establish a private practice in a growing area. Great opportunity for the right person! Asking $3,000.

Qualifications

MT-BC, WMTR preferred but not necessary

Contact

Brittney Gradall MT-BC, WMTR, NMT
withthesestrings@gmail.com
262-384-0055

 

Date Posted 3/18/14


Title Experiential Therapist I at Rogers Memorial Hospital
Position Title Experiential Therapist I
Company Name Rogers Memorial Hospital
Location Oconomowoc, WI
Job Description

Rogers Memorial Hospital, the area’s leader in behavioral health services, is looking for a Pool Experiential Therapist to join our team!   Develops, plans, implements, facilitates, directs and evaluates Experiential Therapy programming in all specialized treatment areas. Knowledge and experience are applied in an educational role with interdisciplinary staff and community resources. Documents within designated program. Be knowledgeable, skillful and have abilities in a wide variety of expressive media. The Experiential Therapist I will have a working knowledge of a psychosocial functioning of patient/resident groups as well as application of expressive activities within a psychiatric setting. These include, but are not limited to, adventure-based and environmental activities, sports, dance, group initiatives, arts/crafts, music, outdoor activities, art media, psychodrama, ropes and challenge course.

Qualifications

Required Skills 1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR or American Red Cross Professional Rescue certification is required within 30 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification.
2. Formal training in management of the aggressive patient is required within 60 days of the date of hire, with annual re-certification, including self-defense training.
3. Ropes and Challenge Course training by Rogers Memorial Hospital, with yearly renewal (where applicable to the position).
4. Employees at the Child/Adolescent Day Treatment programs licensed under HFS -40 are required to have at least one (1) year of educational or work experience serving children with mental health disorders.

Required Experience 1. BS/BA degree is required, preferably in art, music, dance, recreation, or other therapies A Masters degree in these areas is preferred.
2. Certification/registration through appropriate credentialing board desired.
3. Valid Wisconsin drivers license. May be required to have driving record approved by Rogers Memorial Hospital”s insurance carrier.
4. Applicable to Experiential Therapy pool and Experiential Therapy fixed FTE staff dedicated to a residential cost center: Compliance in RCC and CBRF employee training requirements.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 3/31/14


Title Alternative Specialty Therapist/Music Therapist at Hospice Advantage
Position Title Alternative Specialty Therapist/Music Therapist
Company Name Hospice Advantage
Location Pewaukee, WI
Job Description

Plans, organizes and directs medically prescribed therapy activities as part of mental and physical health care and treatment of patients to influence behavior and psychological changes which will lead to an increased quality of life.

Qualifications

Has taken appropriate classes and has certification in order to perform alternative care therapies. Must have completed the required amount of hours for the discipline.  1 year of experience required.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 3/31/14


Title Director of Activities at Golden Living Center
Position Title Director of Activities
Company Name Golden Living Center
Location Glendale, WI
Job Description

To ensure the development, organization and coordination of living center and community resources to provide comprehensive Recreation/Activity Services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each resident.  This is a full-time position.

Essential Job Functions
* Make job assignments and set priorities
* Maintain records, assist in the management of budget and supplies, and fulfill department head responsibilities
* Meet or exceed Company policies and state and federal regulations regarding recreation programs
* Interview and assess all residents prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Inter-disciplinary Care Plan meetings
* Update assessments and plans as needed and required by state/federal regulations
* Develop monthly recre-ation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of facility residents
* Communicate facility programs to resi-dents, staff, family and volunteers
* Manage facility Volunteer Program. Maintain departmental documenta-tion that reflects services provided and resident progress towards goals
* Communicate and coordinate the Recreation Services Department functions with other departments in a constructive manner that helps build team rapport and effectiveness
* In coordination with social services facilitate the residents in the organization and contin-ued development of a Resident”s Council.
* Understand, comply with and promote all rules regarding residents” rights; promotes positive relationships with residents, family, visitors, living center teams, and regulators
* Participate in continuous Quality Improvement and be an active member of the QAA committee
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
* Must hold or acquire state required licenses and/or certifications
* Must be currently certified as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or have relevant experience in social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting
* Have ability to read, write and follow oral/written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job
* Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Preferred Qualifications
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
* Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families, and to work cooperatively with other employees and personnel of other community agencies at all levels

Contact

Apply on-line - Job ID: 17991BR

Date Posted 3/28/14


Title Senior Music Therapist at Memorial Hermann Hospital
Position Title Senior Music Therapist
Company Name Memorial Hermann Hospital
Location Houston, TX
Job Description

Position is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic patient care in Music Therapy, as well as additional administrative/ professional duties, beyond the routine daily responsibilities.

Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served. He/she must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles. Specific age groups that are served by this position are circled.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be board certified (MT-BC) through The Certification Board for Music Therapists. Additional training in Neurologic Music Therapy preferred.
2. CPR certification required.
3. Spanish-bilingual preferred.
4. Minimum of five years of experience in treating patients with genetic disorders including pediatric persons with renal disease, cystic fibrosis, chronic lung disease; developmental disorders including hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy; traumatic injuries including accidental and non-accidental traumas; and pediatric patients experiencing anxiety, pain, and adjustment difficulties related to injury, illness, and/or hospitalization.
5. Performs duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction, while promoting safety, and cost efficiency.
6. Able to work additional hours beyond regularly scheduled hours and designated holiday hours.
7. Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Communicates clearly and effectively with excellent oral and written skills.
2. Competency assessed at least annually
3. Prioritizes and completes multiple tasks.
4. Evaluates and counsels appropriately patients and families in this setting to determine appropriate music therapy treatment plans.
5. Maintains all essential documentation
6. Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
7. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
8. Perform at least one of the following specific clinical or administrative projects per year: (a) submit an abstract for publication/poster presentation; (b) give a presentation at an educational seminar or conference or provide teaching outside of the music therapy department, or (c) chair an interdepartmental project.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Possess the stamina sufficient to maintain a steady work pace and work extended hours when necessary.
2. Possess adequate motor ability, manual dexterity, and visual auditory acuity to perform all evaluations and treatment procedures.
3. Predict and physically respond immediately and appropriately in the work setting.
4. Manage physically aggressive or agitated patients.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 3/25/14


Title Activities Supervisory (Day Services) at GoodWill Industries
Position Title Activities Supervisor
Company Name GoodWill Industries
Location Milwuakee, WI
Job Description

Responsible for designing and implementing Day Services operations related to participant activities and services including: specialized classes, entertainments, art/music and other social therapies, special events, volunteerism and community integration. Facilitates or participates in special committees or projects which promote, enhance or expand the program operations. Coordinates volunteer and community outreach activities. Works to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction with Day Services activity programming and staff.

1. Design, plan, implement or arrange for enhanced recreational and therapeutic activities and services which satisfy participant and contract expectations.

2. Recruit, screen and select qualified staff. Develop staff assignments and evaluate performance in accordance with program outcomes and contract requirements.

3. Provide direct support with activities and services based on individual participant or program staffing needs.

4. Conduct and record weekly staff meetings and facilitate or participate in special committees or projects to improve program or agency processes.

5. Provide regular communication with participants and stakeholders through event flyers or calendars and written updates through newsletters.

6. Oversee and maintain records for student interns and volunteers.

7. Provide, assist or arrange for staff training, and monitor staff development activities.

8. Maintain a safe and orderly work environment.

Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Music, Occupational or Recreational Therapy with a minimum of two years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

2. Prefer at least one year of prior supervisory or leadership experience.

3. Obtain and maintain First Aid/CPR and Medication Management Certification.

Contact

Apply On-line

Date Posted 01/13/14