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Title Music Therapist at Ferraro Behavior Services
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Ferraro Behavior Services
Location Fort Wayne, IN
Job Description

Description: We are seeking a highly motivated and caring person who will serve clients with developmental disabilities. The population may include Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Mental Retardation, Psychosis, and Dual Diagnosis. In addition, the position offers unique opportunities for continued growth professionally. This individual will benefit from participating is a work environment that focuses on team work and problem solving.

Hours: Typically 30-35 hours of billable client time weekly. 3 Full time positions available in Northeast Indiana and 1 full time position in Indianapolis

Salary/Benefits: Very competitive hourly wage based on experience therapist average $39,000-63,000. Moving stipend, instruments, and liability insurance included.

The following are some highlighted parts of the position: provide weekly one on one music therapy sessions completed in the home or office setting, communication with family members and team members for the purpose of enhancing quality of life, complete weekly progress notes to summarize client progress toward goals, completion of yearly comprehensive music therapy assessments, narrative assessments, and a music therapy treatment plan, and participation in quarterly meetings along with other community opportunities in addition to continuing education opportunities, supervision, and co-therapy services.

Highlights of the job include
- Extremely flexible schedule
- Ability to build case load as large as they would like
- Billable documentation
- Supervision
- 24/7 support available
- Instrument start up package provided
- Office space available for sessions (Northeast only)


Qualifications: Board Certified Music Therapist/Therapist must have a valid license and reliable transportation. Masters Degree and experience preferred but not a requirement. Therapist must be willing to serve North Eastern area or the Central area of Indiana (Specific location will be shared during interview)


If interested in this position please contact Heather Palmer, MSEd, MT-BC at 260-437-1827 or email your resume to

Date Posted 08/13/14

Title Music Therapist at Serenity Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Serenity Hospice
Location Germantown, WI
Job Description

Serenity Hospice, corporate office located in Germantown, is looking for a dedicated, caring Music Therapist to join our team on a PRN basis. Serenity Hospice provides services throughout southeast Wisconsin.  This position would cover services in our northern territory – north of Hwy 33 and would involve monthly music therapy visits and documentation each visit including the plan of care.  We offer excellent wages, paid mileage, and flexible schedule.


Board Certified Music Therapist


Please email your resume to Lisa Booz at:

Date Posted 08/13/14

Title Music Therapist at Meaningful Day Services, Inc.
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Meaningful Day Services, Inc
Location Indianapolis, IN
Job Description

Meaningful Day Services, Inc. is seeking a Board-Certified Music Therapist to provide home and community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Position Available in Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN & Kokomo, IN.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, Board-Certified Music Therapist to travel and conduct music therapy sessions with clients in their homes and/or community based facilities. Music Therapist must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, program plan, implement, document, and evaluate treatment.

Benefits: 401K, AFLAC, annual stipend for therapy supplies/musical instruments ($200 annually), annual stipend for conferences ($500 annually), Moving assistance for out-of-state applicants (300 miles or further, $500), Travel time pay, Mentoring provided, Paid holidays (7 in a calendar year), Paid time off (PTO earned on an accrual basis, Organization sponsored CEU trainings


Board Certified Music Therapist; Experience is preferred but not required; Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


To apply for this position, please visit our website at, click on employment to obtain our employment application. Applications and resumes may be faxed to 317-858-8715 or email to

Date Posted 08/22/14

Title Activity Director at Alden Meadow Park
Position Title Activity Director
Company Name Alden Meadow Park
Location Clinton, WI
Job Description

The Activity Director is directly responsible for the Activities Department; requirements include planning, organizing, overseeing and developing the daily activity operations at the facility, as well as education and training Activity and facility staff initially and on an ongoing basis.

Maintain and support the Activity Programs mission, philosophy, Alden policies and procedures and State and Federal regulations. Achieve and maintain the highest quality of life for each resident, with the understanding of all psychosocial, medical and activity needs and preferences. directly report to the Administrator, and per facility chain of command, work in conjunction with the Director of Nursing while accepting consultation/supervision from the Director of Operations of Clinical Services.


Alden Meadow Park is a 94 -bed rural facility located in the quaint town of Clinton WI. We are looking for an experienced/proactive individual too oversee/provide meaningful activity programming for an older adult population. The successful candiate must be an enthusiastic self-starter, possess excellent organizational skills and adhere to the facility’s core values. This is a full-time position that will require an occasional evening and weekend day shift (approximately one time per month). The appropriate candiadate must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license.Educational RequirementsHigh school education or equivalent with preference toward candidate possessing 4-year degree in OT, Social Services, Therapeutic Recreation, Eduacation or related field.The successful candidate will have at least three years of group and individual programming experience.


Alden Meadow Park
709 Meadow Park Drive
Clinton, WI 53525

How to Apply - Either Online or In Person

Michael P. Spitzer, MS, LNHA

Date Posted 09/08/14

Title Part Time Music Teacher at Rhapsody Arts Center
Position Title Music Teacher
Company Name Rhapsody Arts Center
Location Verona, WI
Job Description

Rhapsody Arts Center in Verona is looking to fill non-therapy positions teaching piano, piano/voice, guitar, cello and flute. The positions would begin early in September.

Hours: After school during the academic year, days dependent on your availability. More hours are possible depending on demand and availability.

We are a well established music school and were listed in the top 10 Best Places to Work by Madison Magazine! Find out why we are such a great place to work!

Aside from solid teaching and playing skills, the successful candidates will have strong communication skills with both administration and parents. Must be comfortable teaching beginners and intermediate level players. These positions require a 1 year commitment and the pay is commensurate with applicable experience and education.


This is a non-therapy related position, teaching music to typically developing children and adults.


Please send a cover letter and resume to Leo Van Asten at

Date Posted 6/26/14

Title Music Therapist at Healing Harmonies, LLC
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Healing Harmonies, LLC
Location Milwaukee County and surrounding counties
Job Description

Healing Harmonies is a growing private practice looking for a passionate and dependable part-time music therapist to provide quality services to a wide array of clientele throughout mostly Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties.

Clients are seen in the community and extensive driving is required. Clients are seen Monday-Friday. This position will serve individual and group clients. Services are provided for a variety of clients including but not limited to: hospice care, adults with developmental disabilities, Geriatrics (Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Rehab, etc),  as well as some in-home clients. The therapist will be an employee of Healing Harmonies, LLC and paid on a per/client-contact rate with an additional stipend for drive/documentation time.

Pay is based on education and experience. Benefits include: mileage reimbursement, assistance with ongoing continuing education, opportunities to increase your advocacy skills as you educate the community about music therapy, accrued benefits as caseload increases. Start Date: Negotiable


Bachelors Degree in Music Therapy as well as Board Certified Music Therapist (or intent to become board certified).  Experience/high interest in hospice care preferred.

Therapist must be flexible, organized, detail oriented, dependable, have excellent communication skills, creative, solid music skills, and punctual. Must have reliable car and insurance. Must pass background check.

Send resume to Erica Flores at
Email or call with any questions 262-327-1120

Date Posted 08/13/14

Title Music Therapist at Cell Staff, LLC
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Cell Staff, LLC
Location Janesville, WI
Job Description

Wisconsin School for the Deaf and The Wisconsin Center for the Blind is a residential school for deaf and hard of hearing students and providing statewide services to blind and visually impaired students from throughout the state of Wisconsin. Both facilities provide educational services for students ages 3 to 21. The Music Therapist will Provide Therapy Services at School facilities as required and ordered by the State. The frequency and duration of therapy shall be delivered as specified in each child’s IEP. The Music Therapist must reassess each child’s progress at least once per month. The therapist shall complete IEP recommendations and evaluations as well as participate in meetings regarding IEP reports, and long- and short-term planning.


The Music Therapy provider must hold one of the following credentials: Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC), Registered Music Therapist (RMT), Certified Music Therapist (CMT), or advanced Certified Music Therapist (ACMT).


Cell Staff, LLC
ATTN: Rami Isa

Date Posted 08/13/14

Title Music Therapist at MJ Care, Inc.
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name MJ Care, Inc.
Location Janesville, WI
Job Description

MJ Care is searching for a licensed Music Therapist at our school contract in Janesville, WI.  This position is part time, 8 hours per week, 2 days per week, Mondays and Wednesday, 9:15am to 1:30pm. Class periods are about 45 minutes in length (3 to 4 children per class).  4 sections/classes of students will be seen during this time.  The children are visually impaired and often doubly disabled.  The school provides all equipment.


Music Therapy Board Certified


Visit our website to learn more about our MJ Care family and to complete our online application or contact Joan Bartmann now at 1-414-329-2428 or

Date Posted 07/03/14

Title Activity Therapist at Mayo Clinic
Position Title Activity Therapist
Company Name Mayo Clinic – Inpatient Behavioral Health
Location Eau Claire, WI
Job Description

Functions as an interdisciplinary team member to meet patient and family needs. Responsible for coordinating, planning, delivery and documentation of quality activity therapy programming services to all patients, as appropriate to the patient’s age and developmental level. Works with patients individually and in groups, on unit, day, evening, weekend and holiday activities.

Hours/Pay Period: 72

Schedule Details: Position works varying Day and Evening shifts: 7:30 am-4:00 pm; 8:00 am-4:30 pm; 11:30 am – 8:00 pm and every other weekend
7:30 am – 4:00 pm or 11:30 am -8:00 pm and two holidays per year 8:00 am – 8:00 pm shift. Weekend Schedule: Rotates every other weekend 7:30 am – 4:00 pm or 11:30 am – 8:00 pm

Compensation Detail: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.55 per hour

Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.


Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in allied health or related field.

Other Qualifications: Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Previous work experience/internship in behavioral health/chemical dependency, preferred. Knowledge of activity therapy skills to include music, recreation, art/creative therapies. Ability to effectively use activity therapy skills with patients. Flexibility of work schedule, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Basic computer skills. Leadership, problem solving, and team building skills. Knowledge of basic improvement concepts and techniques.



Staffing Specialist: Rhonda Wilson
Job Posting Number: 37549BR
Apply on-line

Date Posted 07/03/14

Title Therapist – Senior at Wisconsin Veteran’s Home
Position Title Therapist – Senior
Company Name Wisconsin Veteran’s Home
Location King, WI
Job Description

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is currently seeking to fill two Therapist – Senior positions at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King in King, WI.  Both of these positions are appropriated as 50% part-time positions, however the hired applicants will be scheduled for 40 hours per week.

Under the general supervision of the Activities Supervisor and Veterans Program Supervisor, this position provides therapeutic programming consistent with professional standards in activity therapy, using knowledge of recreation therapy and other professionally recognized creative arts therapeutic treatments as appropriate for members of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King which includes a mostly disabled and/or geriatric population.

The position also participates in the overall design, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the Activity Therapy Program. Additionally it recommends appropriate therapeutic activities as part of a multidisciplinary treatment approach for members and coordinates the transition to nursing home living.

Specific responsibilities include the: evaluation and assessment of new members, documentation of findings, development of a Total Plan of Care (TPOC), and completion of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process.

Additionally this position monitors and adjusts as appropriate individualized treatment objectives, and directs the activities of Therapy Assistants, other ancillary staff, and volunteers involved with the Activity Therapy Program.



Applicant must meet one of the four statements below:
1) Is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who:
2) Is licensed or registered, if applicable, by the State of Wisconsin or is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990.
3) Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting.
4) Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant in the State of Wisconsin.

Knowledge of:
• clinical record keeping practices, members charting and maintenance of medical records.
• instructional, counseling, leadership, and/or coaching techniques.
• multidisciplinary treatment plans.
• occupational safety standards.
• resident/member assessment procedures and evaluation methods.
• recreational treatment activities and modifications specific to individuals.
• therapeutic treatment modalities and theory.

 Skill in:
• developing interpersonal relations with residents/members, families and other staff.
• the operation of computerized information sharing systems.
• organization and planning.
• verbal and written communication.
• the use and/or adaptation of various assistive devices.

Ability to:
• perform activity therapy for disabled and/or geriatric populations.
• converse with physically and/or mentally impaired individuals using special adaptive devices.




Apply on-line here

More Info on How To Apply:

To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account and apply online. For instructions, refer to the following link: How do I apply on-line and take an on-line exam?

You will be required to 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 at this time.

If you are unable to complete the materials due to a disability or have questions regarding the examination, please contact Paul Stahmer at 608-267-7297 or If you encounter technical issues or need assistance using the WiscJobs system, please contact the Office of State Employment Relations at or 608-267-1012.

Date Posted 07/21/14

Title Music Therapist at St. Croix Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name St. Croix Hospice
Location Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Job Description

Provides direct music therapy according to directions of clinical supervisor / clinical director and in accordance with the plan of care.  Assesses referral/patient for appropriate medical indication for services and performs assessment to determine effectiveness of therapy.  Treats patient to relieve symptoms and provide psychological, psychosocial, physical, and spiritual comfort.  Directs and aids patients through music therapy interventions to assist with alleviating symptoms of anxiety, agitation, restlessness, depression, pain, emotional distress (patient and family), spiritual distress, and social isolation.  Assist patient with needs regarding relaxation, communication, family support, anticipatory grief (patient and family), and interest in life legacy/review interventions.  Utilize interventions such as relaxation, imagery, lyric analysis, song writing, reminiscence, entrainment, life review, receptive listening, and life legacy projects.  Observes and reports to the clinical supervisor or clinical director and the organization personnel the patient’s response to treatment and any changes in patient’s condition.  Provides education and awareness to clinical team regarding appropriateness or contraindications for therapy treatment.  Maintains necessary records; clinical notes, problem charting, coordination notes, which will be incorporated into the patient’s clinical record within 24-48 hours of session and modified as needed.  Participates in interdisciplinary group and organization in-service education program as needed.  Participates in the quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities as needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Graduate of an accredited music therapy program with Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy.  Meets personnel qualifications stated in §418.114(b)(8).  Current certification from CBMT (MT-BC) or license as required by state law.  Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.  Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.


Apply On-line

Date Posted 07/21/14

Title Experiential Therapist I at Rodgers Memorial Hospital
Position Title Experiential Therapist I
Company Name Rodgers Memorial Hospital
Location West Allis, WI
Job Description

Rogers Memorial Hospital, the area’s leader in behavioral health services, is looking for a Full 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.


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.


Apply on-line

Date Posted 07/24/14

Title Music Therapist at St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name St. Anne’s Salvatorian Campus
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

Schedule and implement a comprehensive activity program based on tenants desires and needs; Incorporate music programs into monthly schedule; Perform routine and as needed group and individual music therapy sessions utilizing resident preferred music as a means to promote resident reminiscence, socialization, exercise and relaxation; Organize and lead thematic groups for various musical performances within the facility for performance occasions (holidays, church services, etc); Themed groups include but are not limited to the following: Chime choir, drum circle; Willing to work some evenings, weekends and holidays; Willing to drive the facility bus for resident outings



Must be MT-BC and have a valid driver licence


Submit resumes to Lisa Anderson-

Date Posted 06/30/14