Job Summary The Music Therapist, Cardiology will work as a member of the care team to support the health and well-being of all patients and families affected by congenital and pediatric heart disease. This service line supports patients in both Acute Cardiac Care Unit and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) from infancy through young adulthood targeting psychosocial, developmental, and rehabilitative needs for both patients and families. The music therapist will implement group and individual sessions, while also collaborating with various interdisciplinary team members to improve patient outcomes.
This Music Therapist, Cardiology will:
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.
Work 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.
Provide basic guidance and instruction on student/intern performance and interactions with patients and families.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy
Certification 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.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.