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Music Therapist -Fee For Service

Company: Community Healthlink, Inc.
Location: Leominster
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a Fee For Service (5-24 hrs/wk) Music Therapist in Northern Worcester County, MA.

The Early Intervention (EI) team provides strength-based, family-centered services for young children under three years of agewho have developmental delays or are at risk of a developmental delay. Services are designed to meet the needs of each infant or toddler, and the needs of their family. The EI team provides services with the goal of enhancing the child's communication, physical, cognitive, social-emotional and adaptive skills.

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct music therapy services and activities developmentally appropriate for children 0 - 3 and families
  • Ability to produce creative ideas and activities Ability to conduct sessions to promote/improve clients' well-being
  • Maintains client records and other administrative duties in accordance to DPH and CHL Lipton Early Intervention policies; EICS electronic medical system
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Adhere and complete all CHL's protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Attends staff and/or region meetings as required Attends in-service education and professional meetings as required
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Maintains regular, reliable, and predictable attendance
  • The ability to work as a team member and/or work independently to contribute to the overall success of the program
  • Flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, verbal, written and communication skills
  • Early Intervention services are provided both in-person and/or by TeleHealth
  • Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.

This position is productivity bonus eligible

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy required.
  • MT-BC preferred (Board Certified Music Therapist preferred)
  • Develop, promote, implement music therapy assessment and treatment interventions for pediatric clients

  • Demonstrates knowledge of typical and atypical infant/toddler development

  • Demonstrate the ability to support positively clients and families

  • Develops functional intervention techniques for infants and toddlers with atypical development

  • Knowledge of a wide variety of creative and expressive activities that are age and developmentally appropriate

  • Knowledge of individual and group behavior and dynamics and methods to encourage communication

  • Skills in adjusting actions appropriately in relation to clients' reactions

  • Skills in critical thinking and in identifying alternative solutions for therapeutic sessions as needed

  • Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between in-person visits/sites

  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Community Healthlink, Inc., Leominster , Music Therapist -Fee For Service, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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