Music Therapist Mission & Ministry PT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Music Therapist – Mission & Ministry - Orlando – Part Time
Location Address: 601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando
  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Part Time (Up to 40 hrs per week - M-F 9am-530pm)
You Will Be Responsible For:   
  • Acts as a resource to team members, participates in team and professional meetings, and gives input as to needs of patients, families and staff.  Attends rounds as needed and assists in program development.  Instructs interns to be an effective member of interdisciplinary team. Utilizes computer charting software.
  • Conducts assessments and administers Music Therapy.  Leads one-on-one and group music therapy sessions.  Communicates effectively with patients ranging in age from childhood through geriatrics.  Adheres to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) scope of practice and competencies and applies the therapy process in pediatric and adult sessions.
  • Responsible for mentoring assignments given by Internship Director. Assists department visitors and directs to appropriate personnel.
  • Conducts effective research studies, performs administrative duties, identifies needs and opportunities to make recommendations for change to management. 
  • Attends department meetings and functions, staff in-service and community presentations.  Provides in-services and presentations to hospital staff.
What Will You Need: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Music Therapy
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist – Board Certified) by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT)
  • 1,200 clinical hours of music therapy field work which includes an internship in medical setting 
  • NICU-MT certification 
  • Neurologic Music Therapy designation 

Job Summary:

This position is an integral part of the Mission and Ministry Department. Works collaboratively with staff in attending to the holistic needs of patients, families and staff.  Uses music and music therapy interventions to address physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals of all ages.  Conducts music therapy assessment and administers therapy to preserve and improve abilities for independent function, behavioral management skills, social skills, symptom management and activities of daily living using music.  Offers safe and proper services to patients, families and staff through individual and group sessions.  

Adheres to all aspects of the department according to the philosophy, policies, procedures, and objectives of the hospital and units of responsibility.  Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Fosters a sense of mission that enhances a culture of Trust, experience of Belonging, and a future of Hope within the hospital and the healthcare team.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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