We are seeking a MUSIC THERAPIST to cover a maternity leave starting March/April and working into our summer school program. This position may lead into a part-time and/or casual position in the Fall. This position will work with students with social emotional disorders from grades 3 though young adult.
The position provides expressive therapy services to the Therapeutic Day School.
Expressive therapists will utilize a variety of therapeutic activities for the purpose of patient assessment, treatment and education related to the development of a healthy lifestyle and improving socialization skills. Expressive therapists will coordinate with the multidisciplinary team and support the individualized treatment plan of each patient.
Would prefer a candidate who has the ability to lead our Choir, understanding musical composition (reading notes and lyrical analysis)
and has a background working with children and teens.
Having some background with a musical instrument is a plus especially piano and guitar.
The music therapist has to be able to do other activities in
shared Expressive Therapy department as well (willing to facilitate clubs, animal assisted therapy, take students on outings).
Hours are Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:15pm.
Bachelors degree. MT-BC certification required.
Has a strong working knowledge of the Illinois Mental Health Code.
Behavioral - Mental Health
Adventist GlenOaks Hospital
Staff / Associate
Feb 18, 2013, 3:59:36 PM