Home Care Music Therapist

Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Music Therapist plans, organizes, and directs medically prescribed music therapy activities as part of psychosocial and physical treatment of patients and their families to influence behavioral and psychological changes.

  • Develops treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment, depending on goal of therapy.
  • Instructs patients individually or in groups in prescribed instrumental or vocal music and music projective techniques such as guided imagery, progressive relaxation, or awareness of conscious feelings.
  • Studies and analyzes patients' reactions to various experiences and adjusts care plan as needed.
  • Documents visits and other activities on VITAS documentation.
  • Participates in team meetings as requested.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of two (2) years prior relevant experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Hospice experience preferred.
  • Board certification (MT-BC) by certification board for music therapists (CBMT).



Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in music therapy from an accredited institution approved by American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

VITAS Healthcare

VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 44 hospice programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS, which has evolved from its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and a registered nurse, today employs 11,669 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the fourth quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,671; VITAS served more than 80,000 patients throughout all of 2015. Learn More

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US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
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VITAS Healthcare
Company:
US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description



Overview

Why VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?

VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits. 


The Music Therapist plans, organizes, and directs medically prescribed music therapy activities as part of psychosocial and physical treatment of patients and their families to influence behavioral and psychological changes.

  • Develops treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment, depending on goal of therapy.
  • Instructs patients individually or in groups in prescribed instrumental or vocal music and music projective techniques such as guided imagery, progressive relaxation, or awareness of conscious feelings.
  • Studies and analyzes patients' reactions to various experiences and adjusts care plan as needed.
  • Documents visits and other activities on VITAS documentation.
  • Participates in team meetings as requested.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program



Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of two (2) years prior relevant experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Hospice experience preferred.
  • Board certification (MT-BC) by certification board for music therapists (CBMT).



Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in music therapy from an accredited institution approved by American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).


Special Instructions to Candidates

EOE/AA
M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

 
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