Temporary – Music Therapist – Children’s Care

Job type: Full-Time

Approx. hours/w availability: 40

Job location: Canada Ontario

Compensation range (CAD): $31.48 per hour - $39.35 per hour

Job qualifications:

Job description:

Children’s Care

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 Resgistered Psychotherapists and the principles of patient and family centred care. 

Rate of pay:             $31.48 per hour – $39.35 per hour

Temporary Full-Time

Duration:     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
Registered Psychotherapist 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

Additional info:

Immunization Requirements: 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.



Email: Recruitment@lhsc.on.ca