Hospice Music Therapist On-Call Job

Location
Bloomington, MN, 55420
Posted
Dec 20, 2012
Closes
Feb 19, 2013
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time
Hospice Music Therapist On-Call

Job ID:: 25710
Department:: HOL Administration
City:: Bloomington, MN
Location:: HP - Bloomington 8101 Office Bldg
Position Type:: On Call
Anticipated Work Schedule:: Hours would be between Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm, based on your availability and on-call visit need
Hrs/Pay Period:: 0

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, patients and the community helped us to earn a place on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s List of the Twin Cities Great Places to Work. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

Our continued growth has created an opportunity for an On-Call Music Therapist. The Music Therapist develops the Hospice music program and provides services to clients/families by assessing, developing, and implementing a music therapy plan of care, which is coordinated with the hospice interdisciplinary team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures regarding the Hospice music program and plans of care for hospice patients and families.

2. Conforms to Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.

3. Provides music therapy services that may consist of but not be limited to:

1. Initial assessment and reassessment of patient/caregiver needs relative to a music plan of care.

2. Develops and implements a music plan of care addressing patient/caregiver needs.

3. Observes, evaluates and reports music reactions to interventions as well as changes in patient’s physical or emotional condition.

4. Trains/instructs patient and caregivers in music therapy techniques and promotion of these techniques.

4. Provides in-services to maintain teams’ awareness of the role of the music plan of care in addressing patient/caregiver needs.

5. Participates in interdisciplinary conferences, staff meetings, educational activities, and in-services as requested.

6. Communicates with patients and families, Hospice staff, referral sources, physicians and others.

7. Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelors or Masters Degree at a college or university accredited by the American Music Therapy Association and completion of an internship.

* Current board certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists.

* Demonstrated expertise in program development.

* Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly with people of all backgrounds.

* Excellent listening and oral and written communication skills.

* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish strong working relationships with interdisciplinary teams.

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Current MN Driver’s License and daily access to reliable, insured vehicle.

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Two years experience in developing music programs and plans of care, preferably in a Hospice/Home Care setting.

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit www.healthpartners.jobs, click on job opportunities and search for Job ID # 25710.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.

EOE

Additional Information

On-call music therapist to fill in for vacations, sick days and an increase in census. Will provide services to hospice patients by assessing developing and implementing a music therapy plan of care in coordination with the hospice interdisciplinary plan of care. Possibility of providing music therapy services to Integrated Home Care on a contract or as needed basis.

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