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Children's Hospital Boston Music Therapist, Child Life Services (2 Brookline Place) in Boston, Massachusetts

66368BRJob Posting Title:Music Therapist, Child Life Services (2 Brookline Place)Department:Patient Services-Child LifeAutoReqId:66368BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description: This Music Therapist will be responsible for:

  • Provide music therapy interventions to support the developmental, rehabilitative, psychological, socioemotional, and psychoeducational needs of BCH patients and families from various demographic and multicultural backgrounds. ​

  • Working in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams to assess, evaluate, and document the therapeutic needs of patients to address the medical, procedural, surgical, diagnostic, and prognostic experiences of patients and families.

  • Providing basic guidance and instruction on student/intern performance and interactions with patients and families.

    To qualify, you must have:

  • Completed 1200 hours of fieldwork in a music therapy internship

  • Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy

  • Music Therapy Board Certification (MT-BC) or the eligibility to sit for Certification exam within 18 months of hire are preferred

  • 1 year work experience in a medical setting and/or working with children.

  • The ability to adhere to AMTA standards of practice, code of ethics and professional competencies.

  • Demonstrated proficient knowledge in music therapy clinical practice, musical skills, child development and the impact of healthcare on neurodevelopmental outcomes.

    The Mayo Family Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center (PPRC) is a day treatment rehabilitative program for children and adolescents between 8 and 17 years of age, who experience ongoing chronic pain and limitations in completing typical daily activities after they have tried outpatient treatments. The PPRC operates on a day-hospital model of rehabilitation, working with up to eight children and their caregivers at a time. This program involves patients to participate in pain rehabilitation for 8 hours per day on weekdays, and completing additional requirements in the evenings and on weekends.

    The PPRC music therapist will work as a team member of an intensive, interdisciplinary pain treatment (IIPT) program that uses the biopsychosocial model of pain to help understand and address all the important parts of the chronic pain experience. This outpatient music therapist will be a part of an interdisciplinary treatment program and bringing their knowledge and skills to a team's unified treatment approach. The music therapist will implement group and individual sessions, while also collaborating with various interdisciplinary team members to improve patient outcomes.

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best. Office/Site Location:BrooklineRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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