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Title Music Therapist at St. Croix Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name St. Croix Hospice
Location Eau Claire, WI
Job Description

The music therapist, provides music therapy services under the direction of the clinical supervisor or clinical director and according to the individualized plan of care.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

Qualifications

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 01/30/15


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

The Arboretum is seeking caring and self-driven individuals who would like to share their talents with older adults in our memory care unit. Responsibilities include organizing, planning, and presenting activity programs, ISP reports/family meetings, as well as providing transportation for outings. This is a full-time position (8am-4:30pm M-F) and some evening, holiday & weekend work may be required.

Qualifications

Prior experience working with seniors in activity programming desired (preferably a background in occupational, music, art or rec therapy), but we will train the right candidate.  This is rewarding work in a great residential work environment.

Contact

Apply conveniently on-line at www.laureategroup.com or in person at The Arboretum W180 N7890 Town Hall Rd. Menomonee Falls, 53051.

Date Posted 02/11/15


Title Music Therapist at Living Melodies
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Living Melodies
Location Washington, Ozaukee, northern Milwaukee and Waukesha counties
Job Description

Living Melodies is looking for a motivated and organized music therapist to enhance our community-based service company in southeastern Wisconsin. Position is flexible with full- or part-time hours available. Benefits package offered with full-time position. Service territory for this position includes Washington and Ozaukee counties in addition to northern Milwaukee and Waukesha counties.

Living Melodies provides all supplies, equipment, and specialized training needed to fulfill job duties and further our reputation of excellence in music therapy services. Our office location in Greenfield is central to the overall service area, which spans 7 counties, with easy access to the freeway. To learn more about Living Melodies, please visit www.livingmelodies.com.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is able to work independently to provide high-quality music therapy services to a wide range of populations including hospice, geriatrics, and/or children and adults with developmental disabilities. Reliable transportation and board certification or eligible to take the exam are absolutely necessary. Experience in either geriatrics or hospice is required as well, as we specialize in dementia behavior management. Previous work with children and adults with disabilities a plus. Must be willing/able to work 1-2 evenings per week.

Contact

Interested candidates should apply via the following link:
https://www.cognitoforms.com/LivingMelodies/EmploymentApplication

Please include current resume or curriculum vitae and at lease 2 references. Any questions may be directed to:
Brenna Beecroft, MT-BC, WMTR
Living Melodies
brenna.beecroft@livingmelodies.com
(262) 682-3122

Date Posted 02/23/15


Title Music Therapist at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

This is a professional position serving all of the duties of a Clinical Music Therapist. This individual will have a history of high level professional practice as a Music Therapist and adaptive music instructor. This individual must show exceptional maturity and an ability to effectively communicate and follow the mission of the Conservatory and the policies of the President and Board of Directors.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plans, coordinates, implements, and assesses individual/ group music therapy sessions and facilitates each individual’s participation in these sessions according to their music therapy treatment plan.
• Delivers direct individual music therapy, group music therapy, and group adaptive music instruction at Conservatory locations and off-site community locations through Conservatory Connections, if applicable.
• Provides regular timely and accurate documentation which could include evaluations, treatment plans, progress notes, monthly reviews, and other related reports.
• Works cooperatively with Conservatory staff in implementing, monitoring, and documenting contracted therapy services.
• Collaborates with the Director of Conservatory Connections and the Vice President of Education to develop class and program offerings.
• Communicates with Student Services regarding available service hours in a timely manner and as requested.
• Participates in community marketing opportunities and provides public presentations to promote the benefits of Conservatory music therapy services.
• Follows rules and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook
• Provides the highest level of customer service in all areas of customer relations.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy or Music and Board Certification by CBMT (Certification Board of Music Therapists.) Master’s degree preferred.
•    Documented experience providing music therapy services to people with physical, mental-health, and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries and/ or older adults. Experience or training in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Techniques.
•    Ability to follow written and oral instructions and function under supervision as well as the ability to function independently when delivering therapeutic services and adaptive music instruction.
•    Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to prepare detailed reports clearly and to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
•    A personal vehicle and valid Wisconsin driver’s license and personal auto insurance according to the guidelines outlined in the employee handbook.

Contact

Please send a cover letter, resume/ CV and named of three relevant references, electronic submissions preferred, to:

Gregory Ruffer, President and CEO
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
1584 N. Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
gruffer@wcmusic.org

Date Posted 01/21/15


Title Music Therapist at Jewish Home and Care Center
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Jewish Home and Care Center
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Description

The Jewish Home and Care Center is a not-for-profit  group in the senior living industry. We have been serving the people of the Greater Milwaukee area for over 100 years. These services are achieved through a team-work philosophy that is inspired through effective organizational skills, continuous quality improvement efforts and maintaining a balance between professionalism and the ability to have fun.  If you enjoy working for a quality, drug-free, facility that will value your work and you believe in compassionate resident care, please consider joining our team.
Job summary: Provide therapeutic activities to residents that are designed to meet the interests and to improve the physical, mental and psychosocial well being of each resident according to the comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care.  Activities provided are in accord with the facility policies and procedures and consistent with State and Federal laws and regulations.

Essential function:  Directs music therapy programming for long term care and dementia residents; Seeks and identifies way to support resident’s individual needs and preferences, customary routines, concerns and choices.  Communicates this information to immediate supervisor; Carries out individual and group activities that meet the functional levels, needs and interests (including cultural and religious); Provides activities for residents confined to their rooms that reflect life-long interests and that are appropriate to the individual’s functional abilities and level of participation; Facilitates household meetings on designated floors, acts as liaison to facilitate residents’ requests, corrects concerns while working with other departments to accomplish requests.  Documents process for State and Federal compliance; Adapts activities to match the cognitive and physical functional levels of the residents through the use of task segmentation, verbal prompts, set-up assistance, physical assists and demonstrations; Assists Director of Activities to develop activity calendars.  Assures distribution of schedules to residents; Monitors physical environment for safety or fire hazards and corrects or reports potential problems immediately to unit charge nurse.  Promptly reports housekeeping and maintenance problems to facilities department; Replaces all activities equipment and supplies in the proper storage areas. Records progress notes in the clinical records both objective and subjective information as it relates to behavior and residents’ plan of care at prescribed intervals.  Able to complete are required assessments on MDS reports in both written and electronic formats. Electronically record all participation and behavior observations

Qualifications

Education and/or experience requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in music, art or related field or state certification in dementia/Alzheimer’s care or certified occupational therapy assistant
• Prefer certification in music therapy
• Some experience in a health care setting providing therapeutic activities to individuals preferred
• Sufficient education to demonstrate spoken and written English.
• Demonstrates strong communication and relationship building skills with residents, and is able to explain residents’ needs to others as needed for resident advocacy.
• Specialized training or experience in geriatric care or gerontology is desirable

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 01/21/15


Title Music Therapist for Heartland Hospice
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Heartland Hospice
Location Milwuakee & Kenosha areas
Job Description

HEARTLAND HOSPICE is currently searching for an experienced board certified Music Therapist to provide therapy to our hospice patients in their homes!

Regular Employment PRN Opportunity! Flexible Schedule! Competitive Compensation and Mileage Reimbursement! Supportive Team and One on One Care! We have openings in the Milwaukee and Kenosha areas!

Qualifications

Music Therapy Board Certified

Contact

Please apply online at www.hcr-manorcare.com

Or contact KRISTIN Lueptow, PHR
Regional Recruiter
klueptow@hcr-manorcare.com
888-427-6740

Date Posted 01/16/15


Title Music Therapist at Milwaukee Center For Independence
Position Title Music Therapist
Company Name Milwaukee Center For Independence
Location Milwaukee, WI; Bay View, WI; West Allis, WI
Job Description

The Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI) is a nonprofit agency assisting individuals with special needs and other barriers to achievement, and their families, to better live and work in our community. Affiliates include New Health Services, MCFI Home Care, TLS Behavioral Health and the School for Early Development & Achievement. MCFI is a community resource with more than 50 programs and services for children, teens, adults and older adults.

This is a professional position performing all of the duties of a Clinical Music Therapist position. This position requires professional flexibility to support the consumer’s program needs. Additionally, this position serves as a clinical/therapeutic resource to other music therapists and client coordinators; performs responsibilities in assessing, developing, planning and coordinating music therapy habilitation and rehabilitation programming; implementing individual and small group therapy sessions.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, union position. The typical schedule will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. This position also requires the ability to work 1 evening event per month and 1 weekend event per quarter.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Assesses, plans, implements and coordinates individual/group music therapy sessions facilitating each person’s functional participation in these opportunities as indicated in their Individual Rehabilitation Plan and music therapy treatment plan. Responsible for providing direct music therapy, set up, and monitor programs and contracts. Collaborates with Inspire L.I.F.E. Services Director in planning, implementing and monitoring billable and contract music therapy services. Works cooperatively with the finance department as it relates to billing issues.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and Board Certification by CBMT (Certification Bd. of Music Therapists). Documented experience providing music therapy services to people with developmental, physical and mental health disabilities, TBI and/or older adults, or related applicable experiences transferable to the program. A personal vehicle and valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and insurance in conformity with agency limits are required.

Desired Qualifications: Experience developing innovative community-based programming with a diverse emphasis. Experience providing contract sites with Music Therapy Services. Promote community inclusion for persons with disabilities.

Physical Qualifications: On occasion must be able to push/pull/lift/move objects weighting at least 50 pounds or over 100 pounds. Must be able to safety push a person in a wheelchair on a level floor or on a wheelchair ramp in various weather conditions. Must be able to transfer a person from a wheelchair to the toilet, chair, or van/car with use of a gait belt.

Contact

Apply on-line

Date Posted 01/21/15


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

Qualifications

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.
Contact

Send resume to Erica Flores at ericafloresmt@yahoo.com
Email or call with any questions 262-327-1120

Date Posted 01/15/15