The Music Therapist offers clinical evidence-based music therapy interventions including assessment, treatment, and ongoing evaluation for patients and their families designed to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychosocial needs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Directs music therapy sessions to improve patient's mental health and physical well being.
Serves patients, families and caregivers by assessing their emotional and physical state and offering appropriate musical interventions.
Provides therapeutic music at the bedside and in out patient areas.
Responds to referrals in a timely manner, setting appropriate priorities regarding referrals.
Confers with members of the treatment team to plan and evaluate patient goals and desired outcomes.
Serves as a resource for the creation of an aesthetic and artistic environment for patients, families, visitors and staff throughout Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System.
Creates and sustains a compassionate, supportive, safe and therapeutic enviornment for patients, families, and staff.
Mentors Music Therapy practicum students and interns.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Experience providing music interventions in a healthcare setting is required.
Ability to deal with complex situations and resolve patient and/or customer service concerns.
Ability to give clear, concise, and complete education and/or instructions.
Works well in a patient centered environment as an integral team player.
Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
Empathetic listener, sensitive, upbeat, optimistic, articulate, gracious and tactful.
Ability to calm upset patients in a composed and professional demeanor.
Masters Degree preferred
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Board Cert Music Therapist (MTBC)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!