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Music Therapist – Day Service Program – Fort Wayne, In. in Fort Wayne, IN at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Music Therapist

REPORTS TO: A. Wayne Advantage Assistant Director or Director

SUPERVISES: N/A

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide therapeutic intervention to individuals served in facility home-based setting.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintain billable criteria.

  2. Provide education to caregivers

  3. Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification

  4. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of clients we serve.

  5. Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation to supervisor or department head.

  6. Implement age appropriate activities

  7. Completes documentation as required by state and federal regulations

  8. Collect data to document progress of prioritized objectives for each client

  9. Develop and implement music therapy strategies based on target objectives and goals

  10. Complies with and implements all protocols for individuals including but not limited to: high risk plans, dining plans, seizure management plans, positioning schedules, etc.

  11. Participate in Individual Support Plan or Person Centered Plan for client served

  12. Attend departmental meetings

  13. Other duties as assigned

  14. Reasonable suspicion of a crime against an ICF/MR resident must be reported to Indiana State Department of Health and Law Enforcement (Elder Justice Act).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy

  2. Maintain status as Board Certified Music Therapist

  3. Valid driver’s license