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Immediate Job Openings! Come Join Our Team as a Music Therapist

 

Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?

Do you enjoy working with a diverse client population?

 

As our practice grows and we serve more and more clients, we are seeking novice and seasoned music therapists with diverse skills and experience. 

 

If you are interested in being considered for candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume, in pdf format, to jobs@romanmusictherapy.com.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 Planning, organizing and leading goal-driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations
 Documenting all music therapy sessions within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM
 Assessing new clients and groups to develop treatment plan, within 3 sessions, using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM
 Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times
 Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences
 Staff at least (2) two community events and (2) tabling events in a calendar year

 

Complete Job Description provided upon request.

 

Why work with us?

 Be part of a dynamic team of skilled Music Therapists
 Participate in both individual and group supervision on a regular basis
 Be part of successful, well-established programs for all populations
 A diverse case load working with young children, children and adults with special needs and older adults

 

Required Education:  

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.  

 

Other Requirements: 

Must have reliable transportation, valid license and proof of insurance.

Must be willing to travel to various sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts.

Must own or have access to a computer/laptop.

 

 

 

 

 

Hours, Pay Range and Benefits: 

Part Time Fee for Service Employees will work an average of 1-19 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

 

Full Time Fee for Service Employees will work 20 or more hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.  Full Time Fee for Service Employees are Benefits Eligible including Medical Benefits, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance.

 

Job Setting: 

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

 

Position Reports to: 

Clinical Supervisor, Roman Music Therapy Services

 

Community music center of Boston opening

Title:     Music Therapist (Part-Time)

Summary of Position:

 

The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups.  Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges.

Status:                                   Part-time (8-15 hours, week days).

There is the potential to increase hours.

Start date:                             Immediately

Reports to:                           Director of Music Therapy

Works Closely With:          Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists,

Registrar and Assistant Registrar

 

Responsibilities

·         Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups.  Sessions are provided in individual and group settings

·         Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress

·         Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage

·         Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

·         Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB

·         Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students

 

 

 

Essential Qualifications

·         Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred

·         Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service.

·         Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Valid driver’s license  (dependable vehicle strongly suggested)

·         Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment

·         Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

·         Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment

·         Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments

·         Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs

·         Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge.

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy

·         MT-BC required through CBMT

·         Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st, 2017

·         Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists

·         Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years

Physical Demands

·         Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61

Please no calls, walk-ins, or emails.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2018

ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON

Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Music Therapist (Part-Time)

Title: Music Therapist (Part-Time) Summary of Position: The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups. Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges. Status: Part-time (8-15 hours, week days). There is the potential to increase hours. Start date: Immediately Reports to: Director of Music Therapy Works Closely With: Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists, Registrar and Assistant Registrar Responsibilities ● Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings ● Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress ● Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage ● Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles ● Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB ● Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students Essential Qualifications ● Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred ● Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service. ● Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Valid driver’s license (dependable vehicle strongly suggested) ● Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment ● Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment ● Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment ● Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments ● Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs ● Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge. ● Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy ● MT-BC required through CBMT ● Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st , 2017 ● Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists ● Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years Physical Demands ● Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments Application Instructions To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61 Application Deadline:​ August 31, 2018 ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs. Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Assistant Director for Expressive Therapies/Low Residency Academic Affairs Associate

About Lesley University:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.

Information on the Department: 

Highly evolved and uniquely conceptualized, our pace-setting programs in Expressive Therapies provide a meaningful connection between the arts, theory, and practice in clinical training. As one of the most recognized Expressive Therapies programs in the world, our students are expertly trained and qualified providers of mental health services.

The goal of the Expressive Therapies Program is to give students the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to practice in a range of professional settings, including health care facilities, schools, community agencies, and private practices. The Expressive Therapies 60-credit programs are designed to meet the academic and field training requirements for mental health counselor licensure in Massachusetts, and our specialization tracks prepare graduates for certification by national and professional associations.

When the Expressive Therapies program was founded in 1973, it was one of the first graduate programs in the country to train professionals in this emerging, creative, and vital field. More than 40 years later, the program continues to push the boundaries of expressive therapies knowledge and training. Our extraordinary faculty of artist-practitioner-scholars helps students to develop their identities as artists and clinical mental health providers.

Job Description:

The Expressive Therapies Division of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants for a full-time position as low residency academic affairs associate.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Academic Affairs and working closely with the Division Director, the Low Residency Academic Affairs Associate will provide specific support related to scheduling, administration, and adjunct faculty support with CBA requirements for both the low residency and on campus Master’s programs in the Expressive Therapies Division.  S/he will work on adjunct faculty development that supports teaching and instruction, along with course management to track the number of courses available for adjunct teaching on an annual basis.  S/he will provide specific oversight and support for the online faculty and course shells.  This position will also interact with the Registrar’s and other University offices.

Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Expressive Therapies or any arts therapy specialization.

• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

• Demonstrated skill in holding multiple perspectives, dealing with a wide variety of people in varied roles and experience with conflict resolution.

• Familiarity with all modalities in the Expressive Therapies, including certification requirements.

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

• Evidence of organizational and institutional managerial and supervisory skills and clear judgment.

• Excellent organizational skills to manage and prioritize extensive workload with shifting priorities.

• Tech savvy with a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, File Maker Pro.

• Demonstrated customer service orientation and a strong and informed systemic perspective.

• Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Minimum of three years of teaching experience with on-line teaching experiencing.

Additional Information:

Salary Grade 26: $58,990 – $70,198

Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.

https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=98227

Full Time Board-Certified Music Therapist

Organization: Sing Explore Create, LLC

Location: Rockland, MA and surrounding areas (must be willing to travel throughout South Shore and beyond)

Start Date: June 2018

Job Type: Full-Time, Monday-Friday

Pay: Salaried position

Sing Explore Create, LLC has an immediate opening for a full-time board-certified music therapist. The majority of client hours will take place in the South Shore and surrounding areas south of Boston, including some clinic hours in our studio. Phone and in-person interviews will be conducted as applications are received.

Sing Explore Create, LLC is a music therapy private practice and arts studio. We provide music therapy services in our studios, as well as on-site at a number of schools, day habs, assisted living, hospitals, and other facilities across the South Shore and beyond. In addition, we have a team of teachers who provide music and art lessons and recreational classes in-studio and at other locations. While this position is for a full-time music therapist, teaching private lessons (including adapted lessons) may be an option if the candidate is interested (not required). There is real opportunity for growth in this position, as we are consistently expanding our practice and the list of agencies and facilities we work with. Hired candidate will have the opportunity to continue to mold the position to meet his/her professional goals and work with his/her preferred client population. Although this is a traveling position, every effort is made to minimize travel time and keep therapists working in 1 geographic location each day (some contracts require the therapist to be at one location all day).  Our team of therapists and educators is very supportive of one another and frequently communicates to share ideas, resources, and professional support. This is an exciting time to join our team and we look forward to meeting you!

Benefits:

• Health Insurance

• Worker’s compensation

• Liability Insurance

• Professional Liability Insurance

• CBMT annual dues

• Assistance in obtaining CMTEs

• Paid time off + certain paid holidays

• Travel Stipend

• Individual and Group Supervision

• Company-owned laptop/instruments distributed upon beginning of employment

• Access to library of music therapy resources and instruments

• Working with a strong team of music therapists and creative arts educators in collaborative environment that emphasizes active participation in supervision and sharing resources with one another!

Requirements:

• Board-certified music therapist (bachelor’s or master’s level)

• Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel to clients.

• Strong music skills (especially guitar and voice)

• Ability to plan and provide quality music therapy treatment to a variety of clients

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently and with a team

• Pass a CORI background check

• Follow American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) standards of practice.

• Maintain board certification by CBMT and comply with continuing education requirements. Some assistance will be given by Sing Explore Create, LLC for this.

Job Description:

• Provide a minimum of 18 direct client contact service hours per week in the South Shore and South Coast regions of MA. (Primary population is children/adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, children and adults with anxiety/ADD/ADHD, residents in memory care.  Opportunities to provide perinatal music therapy services may also be available for those candidates that have the proper training/background-not a requirement).

• Provide 1:1 music therapy and group music therapy sessions to clients in accordance with their treatment plans.

• Provide recreational music groups when necessary.

• Complete and document intakes, assessments, and client sessions for music therapy clients.

• Maintain documentation for music therapy clients, utilizing Sing Explore Create, LLC’s documentation system, including weekly session notes, as well as written progress reports as frequently as deemed necessary in individual client’s treatment plans.

• Effectively communicate with parents/clients regarding treatment plans, sessions, scheduling, etc.

• Complete daily timesheets.

• Attend staff meetings and participate in monthly supervision meetings.

• Occasionally assist in developing new music therapy contracts and partnerships between Sing Explore Create, LLC and agencies, hospitals, schools, and related facilities throughout the community.

• Assist in program development needs as they arise.

• Attend open houses, recitals, and other community events as a representative of Sing Explore Create, LLC.

• Document hours and work completed each week.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Interested candidates should submit the following to Nicole Craven at ncraven@singexplorecreate.com

1 Cover Letter: include why you would be a good fit for our team, your professional goals, and available start time

2 Resume

Board certified Music Therapist

Application Deadline: Posted until Filled

Posted : May 3, 2018

Starting Date: July 16, 2018

Apply Via School Spring :https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2930785&

Job Description

Board Certified Music Therapist.

Reporting to: Principal

Location: Billerica and Tyngsboro, MA

Number of Openings: 1 Full-Time (182 Days)

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provide high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provide ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provide an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.

Qualifications:

• Board Certification in Music Therapy

• Experience providing music therapy services in the special education.

• The desire to make a difference in a student/adults life.

• Experience working with students/adults with special needs.

• Demonstrated ability to approach difficult youngsters in a creative and thoughtful manner.

• Flexibility to meet identified student needs.

• A strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.

Responsibilities:

• Assess, plan, and provide group and individual music therapy services across Collaborative programing.

• Consult and Collaborate with the school therapy and education team including,

o Speech Therapy

o Occupational Therapy

o Physical Therapy

o Behaviorists

o Special Education Teachers.

• Participate in team meetings

Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities:

• Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance therapy and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.

• Cooperation with Building Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs.

• Participate in staff meetings and in-service training as requested.

• All other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

• Constant standing or walking.

• Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

• Bends, reaches, lifts, carries, twists, pushes, pulls, and handles equipment when performing duties.

• Manual and finger dexterity and motor coordination are necessary when on vocational site.

• Able to reach and operate equipment and systems safely and effectively.

Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):

Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Adaptability to perform routine, repetitive tasks within a specific period of time. Prioritizes work assignments to be completed within time requirements.

Must demonstrate a positive and caring attitude toward residents and staff. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet department needs.

Benefits:

• 10 sick, 2 personal days;

• State retirement;

• 403B;

• Tuition assistance;

• Health and dental insurance;

• Life/ADD insurance.

Due to the high volume of response, please do not call to confirm receipt of your resume

Valley Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Valley Collaborative Programs are committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Position Type: Full-time

Positions Available: 1

1 Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment

2 Classroom Teacher > Music Education

3 Classroom Teacher > Music: Chorus

4 Classroom Teacher > Music: Instrumental

5 Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment

6 Special Education > Autism

7 Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities

8 Special Education > Multiple Disabilities

Welcome TO Valley Collaborative!

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provides high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provides ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provides an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale. Learn more about us…

Equal Opportunity Employer

Valley Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

Denise Cook , Human Resources

40 Linnell Circle

Billerica, Massachusetts 01821

Phone: 978-528-7801

Fax: 978-528-7810

Email: dcook@valleycollaborative.org

Director of Music Therapy

Summary of Position

The Director of Music Therapy (DMT) of CMCB will be a visionary leader responsible for supervising and directing all aspects of the department’s strategic vision, public visibility, and managerial operations. Reporting to the Chief Programming Officer, the DMT will be the main spokesperson for the music therapy department and will energize and execute all components of CMCB’s strategic plan that relate to music therapy. Maintaining multi-generational relationships with the board, faculty, staff, parents, students, strategic partners, and donors, the DMT will exude warmth and energy while leading a historic music therapy program focused on access for diverse populations. The DMT will also oversee best practices in hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising music therapists, interns, and practicum students while maximizing earned and contributed revenues.

Title:                                    Director of Music Therapy

Status:                                    Full-Time – 32 hours/week

(Initial schedule will be 50% direct service and 50% administrative duties)

Start Date:                        August 2018

Reports to:                        Chief Programming Officer

Oversees:                        Music Therapy Staff

Works Closely With:            Music Therapy Staff, Registrar, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Programming Officer, and CEO/Executive Director

 

 

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Program Development, Diversity, and Inclusion

 

  • Foster and leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion and growth in the music therapy department.
  • Develop new partnership agreements with schools and community organizations to advance the music therapy footprint throughout the Greater Boston area.
  • Ensure the highest level of programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse community.
  • Identify and promote programming that challenges the status quo and pushes the organization to consider choices which may be outside its traditional comfort zone.
  • Determine program goals and develop strategies to meet them.
  • Oversee all music therapy in-house and outreach contracts and implementation of contracts
  • Maintain compliance with Code of Ethics & Standards – HIPAA and AMTA

Direct Clinical Service

  • Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings.
  • Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress
  • Coordinate with front office on intake schedules and room usage
  • Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

Stakeholder Cultivation and Community Engagement

  • Listen carefully, speak persuasively, and anticipate concerns of parents, students, faculty, staff, external partners, and the public.
  • Assist with mobilizing the talents, connections, and resources of the board to stimulate their continued active involvement.
  • Refine, monitor, and implement the 2017-2019 strategic plan with the board, enabling the music therapy department to gain market visibility and achieve greater organizational impact.
  • Work collaboratively with Advancement Department on marketing, branding, and public relations programs that highlight the music therapy department’s impacts and reputation.
  • Attend staff meetings, participate in supervision, and community events as a representative of CMCB.

Department and Budget Management

  • Spearhead innovation and creativity to allow the music therapy department to become more structured, prescriptive, and data-driven.
  • Lead efforts to increase diversity of department to reflect student diversity.
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment and retention of students and clients.
  • Lead department to ensure that faculty, staff, students, and parents have a memorable experience that leaves a legacy on their future growth and personal development.
  • Empower and build camaraderie among music therapists to recognize and leverage individual strengths that contribute to organizational success.
  • Monitor and report financial performance and design an organizational and financial accountability structure that is effective, efficient, and exceeds industry standards.
  • Work with COO and CPO to evaluate and determine program rates and fees
  • Manage all accounts and contracts with the participation of registrar, COO, and CPO including preparing and sending invoices to agencies
  • Assist Advancement department in grant application and reporting process
  • Maintain music therapy equipment and instruments

Key competencies include the following:

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in music therapy. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge in the field of music therapy.
  • Board certification in music therapy is required.
  • Must have the ability to plan and execute department initiatives. Expertise in planning, organizational development, and team building in a collegial environment of mutual respect is needed.
  • A successful track record in best practices within the music therapy field and a high level of leadership experience is expected.
  • Passion for music therapy as well as enthusiasm for CMCB’s dual mission of excellence and access.
  • A minimum of 5 years in clinical experience is preferred.

 

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range is $40K – 45K. Commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance (group health and flexible spending account) paid time off, non-contributory 403(b) retirement plan, and discounts on music instruction at CMCB.

Application Instructions

Interested Candidates should upload a cover letter (ATTN: Marie Tai, Associate Director) and resume to:

https://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/54

Application Deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018.

Please no calls, walk-ins or emails.

ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON

Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MUSIC THERAPIST

Brookline Music School, a private, nonprofit community school for the arts, seeks a part-time music therapist to:
– provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and
– teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.
The successful applicant will have:
– current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;
– experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;
– excellent clinical musicianship; and
– well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach piano to children with exceptionalities.
Schedule: This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally other days as the position grows. The start date is September 2018.
Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development including trainings that are often eligible for CMTEs.
To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Board Certified Music Therapist – Part Time Fee for Service

Job Purpose Summary:

To provide exceptional music therapy services to groups and individuals

Essential Responsibilities:

• Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

• Documenting all music therapy sessions and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM

• Assessing new clients and groups and developing treatment plan within 3 sessions using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes

• Communicate client progress through periodic written reports as required by contracting agency, ie. Quarterly Reports, Annual Reviews, etc.

• Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

• Communicate with Clinical Director of RMTS on a regular and on-going basis regarding client progress, issues, and questions

• Participate in scheduled supervision with Clinical Director of RMTS on an as-needed basis

• Submit required paperwork within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans

• Enter all billable hours on Minute 7 at the end of each day

• Provide feedback on all RMTS forms and documentation to keep the forms up-to-date with current client needs

• Direct requests for information regarding music therapy and music therapy services with the contact information for RMTS using available printed and website materials

• Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

• Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

Required Education:

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.

Other Requirements:

Must have a reliable car and current driver’s license

Hours and Pay Range:

Part Time Fee For Service Employees will work an average of 1-16 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

Job Setting:

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Melrose, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

Position Reports to:

Clinical Director, Roman Music Therapy Services

The Mission of Roman Music Therapy Services is to provide exceptional music therapy services to individuals, schools, and agencies in the Greater Boston, Metro West, South Shore and North Shore Areas and to serve as a resource for the community concerning music used for healthy growth and development.

333 North Avenue Wakefield MA 01880 ~ phone 781.224.3300 fax 781.224.3306

RomanMusicTherapy.com MAKING MUSIC ~ TRANSFORMING LIVES SproutingMelodies.com

Per Diem Music Therapist

Per Diem Music Therapist

Are you looking for a patient-focused, not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that will support your desire for professional growth and provide the opportunity to do meaningful work? Join Good Shepherd Community Care as a per diem Music Therapist.

Job Description:

Our not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization has an opportunity for an organized, compassionate and skilled music therapist to join our dynamic team. The music therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide compassionate care to a diverse group of patients and families on both our pediatric palliative care and hospice programs.  The music therapist carries a caseload of patients/families and makes visit to them on a regular basis (usually every other week) in whatever setting is home (private residence, nursing home, assisted living facilities, etc.).  The music therapist is responsible for completing initial assessments of new patients/families to determine their music therapy needs and then establishes an individualized care plan that includes interventions, goals and visit frequency.  Candidate must possess a degree from an accredited program and be board-certified in music therapy.  Experience in hospice/palliative care is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide regular music therapy visits to restore and maintain mental health and improve overall wellbeing for patients and families in both our hospice and pediatric palliative care programs.

• Create patient-specific care plans including visit frequencies, interventions and goals.

• Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team member.

Education, Skills and Experience:

• Degree in Music Therapy from a recognized school.

• Board-certified in Music Therapy.

• Knowledge of existing music therapy methods, techniques, materials and equipment

• Experience with physical and emotional issues that arise in the context of serious illness and the end of life for patients/families of all ages.

• Comfort working with socioculturally diverse patients/families.

• Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task and manage time well.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to represent Good Shepherd professionally with our partners and in the community with compassion and integrity.

• PC proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

• A professional and caring demeanor.

Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:  

• Competitive rates

• 403(b)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Mileage reimbursement

• A collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.

Seniority Level:

Per Diem Associate

Industry:

Healthcare

Employment Type:

Per Diem

Job Functions:

Complementary Therapies

About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position to:  gscommunitycareresumes@gmail.com