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Music Therapist

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
This - will be a mental health placement position.Plans, coordinates and implements Music Therapy interventions in accordance with JCAHO standards and with hospital and department policies. - Facilitates and carries out treatments designed for pain management, development of coping skills to deal with illness, injury or diagnosis of a disease.
Responsibilities:
1. Consults with team members related to the use of music to meet the individual patient needs. Plans, develops, coordinates and evaluates specialized programs for specific clinical service areas.
2. Evaluates patient progresses towards treatment goals and responses to treatment interventions, and adapts as necessary. Facilitates techniques for pain management, development of coping skills to deal with illness, injury or diagnosis of disease.
3. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance activities in accordance with JCAHO standards and with hospital and department policies. Participates in the design and implementation of research projects conducted in the Department.
4. Plans for all needed musical resources and coordinates program scheduling with co-workers and other disciplines. Participates in outreach activities related to the Music Therapy program.
5. Plans, creates, and conducts individualized music therapy interventions for patients taking into account specific patient needs and interests, resources needed and appropriate health, safety, infection control and risk management procedures to assure patient safety and therapeutic/rehabilitative benefit.
6. Receives physicians orders and individually assesses/evaluates patients in order to prescribe appropriate treatment interventions. Analyzes assessments, medical history, allied health disciplines evaluations, and patient interview and formulates treatment plan for patient.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
--- Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy or related field which includes an internship.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- Certified Music Therapist by the Board of Music Therapists.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- One (1) year of experience in the field of Music Therapy.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Rec Therapy & Child Life Adm -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Music Therapist, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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