Music Therapist

REQ: 
PHC20-125041
Work Area: 
SVL,MSJ,HFH,BF,SPHPaliative Unit, Mental Health and Tertiary Mental Health at Alder and Parkview Units
Base Site: 
Langara
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Casual
FTE: 
0.00
Wage: 
$31.36-39.10
Job Category: 
Therapy & Rehab Services
Category: 
Residential Care Facilities
Hours: 
0830-1630

Summary

Under the direction of the Professional Practice Leader, Music Therapy the Music Therapist uses music as the primary modality to assess and treat patients and serves as a resource to rehabilitation staff, particularly in Extended Care, and to the interdisciplinary team. Performs related educational and assigned administrative duties.

Skills

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with others effectively. Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to organize and prioritize work. Ability to problem solve effectively. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to operate related equipment.

Education

Baccalaureate degree from recognized Music Therapy Program and one (1) year of recent related experience in an extended care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Music Therapists (CAMT).