Music Therapist – Children’s Hospital-London Health Sciences Centre
Job type: Full-Time
Approx. hours/w availability: 37.5
Job location: Canada Ontario
Compensation range (CAD): $31.48 per hour - $39.35 per hour
Job qualifications: Successful completion of a Master's Degree in Music Therapy. Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO) or eligible for registration required. Accredited or eligible for accreditation with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy required. Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) preferred. Minimum one year recent, related experience.
APPLICATION DATE EXTENDED!
Closing Date: January 18, 2023
Children’s Hospital-London Health Sciences Centre
The Music Therapist is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a music therapy program designed to meet specific needs of paediatric patients and their families. The Music Therapist fuctions as a member of the Child Life Services. They act in a professional manner, adhering to the professional standards of practice of the Canadian Association for Music Therapy, The College of Registered Psychotherapists and the principles of patient and family centred care.
Rate of pay: $31.48 per hour – $39.35 per hour
Temporary Full-TimeDuration: Up to 9 months
- Successful completion of a Master’s Degree in Music Therapy
- Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO) or eligible for registration required
- Accredited or eligible for accreditation with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy required
- Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) preferred
- Minimum one year recent, related experience
- Experience working with children as a Music Therapist in a health care setting and competence in areas of:growth and development, play and family dynamics, interventions to support coping, interpersonal communication skills, observation and assessment skills in reactions of children and families to hospitalization and illness and a basic understanding of children’s illnesses
- Excellent or strong guitar and vocal skills
- Basic Microsoft Office computer skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care and ability to use in practice
- Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety
- Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
- Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (Chicken Pox) prior to starting at LHSC.
- In addition, candidates will need to provide documentation of Tuberculosis Skin testing and a completed COVID vaccine series (two vaccines) prior to starting at LHSC.
We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory Police Information Check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.