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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc Music Therapist - Hospice and Palliative Care in Columbus, Ohio

Music Therapist - Hospice and Palliative CareRequisition ID2021-29902CategoryAllied HealthOverviewMusic Therapist - Hospice and Palliative CareThe music therapist is responsible for working within their professional scope of practice to assess patients and to develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based music therapy interventions that address the psychosocial, developmental, and physiological needs of hospitalized children and their families. The music therapist works with all ages and developmental levels and provides a variety of music interventions that promote coping, skill development, and self-expression. The music therapist is accomplished in the use of instruments and voice; adapts strategies to a variety of settings; individualizes interventions to meet specific needs; manages and maintains music resources; facilitates and supervises volunteers and students; and demonstrates competencies as defined (*).Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?Why Nationwide Children's HospitalThe moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.Here, Everyone Matters. We're 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be ProudResponsibilitiesUses music therapeutically within individual and group settings to provide interactions that enhance development, coping, normalization, self-expression, and family bonding.Identifies and modifies treatment based on comprehensive assessment and re-evaluation, with additional consideration for patient/family values and preferences. Advocates, empowers, and supports appropriate parental learning and involvement in their child's care through music therapy interventions and contributes to a patient's legacy through music interventions.Demonstrates competent musical skills with guitar, voice, piano, hand percussion, and music technology.Appropriately prioritizes work flow based on patient/family care needs and other responsibilities.Creates documentation which is timely, pertinent, and compliant with department standards.Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning and co-treatment when appropriate.Coordinates, trains, and supervises students in majors related to departmental programs during field work/internship experiences.Supports patient/family programming that is music focused. Engages in assessing and guiding guest performers and volunteers involved in music events. Identifies and provides music resources and maintains these resources as safe and accessible.Promotes awareness of music therapy at Nationwide Children's Hospital to patients, families, and staff; including creating and providing educational programs.Remains current in the professional field. Acquires continuing education to increase professional growth and integrates new knowledge and skills into practice. Participates in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives to advance knowledge and skills

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