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Position Details

Department: RSRCH-GRNT | Child Life Prog Grants
Category: Child Life/Teachers
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 611682
Date Posted: 8/14/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position will provide music therapy in caring for the health needs of infant, child, adolescent, and families.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provides comprehensive music therapy services to patients and families that meet the emotional, physical, cognitive, social/cultural and communicative needs.
    • Collaborate as a member of the health care team by integrating music therapy into the care of the patient.
    • Performs assessments of patients and families to identify the needs in order to set short and /or long term goals.
    • Provides music therapy interventions that are goal-oriented and patient/family focused.
    • Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and modifies care based on results.
  2. Document music therapy interventions in patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner.
    • Documentation will include original assessment and progress notes.
    • Communicates effectively with Child Life staff and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team on clinical care planning and issues revealed through music therapy sessions.
  3. Presents educational in-services about music therapy within the medical facility.
  4. Maintain accurate music therapy sessions statistics in quality assurance efforts
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor's degree Required
2. Master's degree in Music Therapy or a related field Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two years experience in a related field. Required
2. Experience planning and providing activities for children. Required
3. Experience providing therapeutic activity in a pediatric hospital setting. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Board Certification in Music Therapy Required
2. Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or able to obtain within 30 days of hire. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Bilingual English-Spanish skills Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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