Coordinator of Music Therapy and Experiential Learning
Primary Purpose: The Conservatory of Music seeks an individual to coordinate music therapy student experiential learning and the provision of music therapy services at St. Joseph's Medical Center (SJMC) and St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Center (SJBHC) in Stockton, CA. The candidate: Must possess working knowledge of music therapy clinical practice standards and guidelines; Must be qualified and able to conduct clinical music therapy services as necessary to further clinical and/or research opportunities; Must be able to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects effectively; May assist with research projects as needed; Will maintain and complete all necessary clinical documentation; Must be willing and able to supervise music therapy students (undergraduate and graduate) and interns; Must be responsible for general office work as needed; and Must have good attendance and exhibit a sense of professional responsibility.
Funding for position has been identified for one (1) year. Continuation of this position is based on availability of funds.
Essential Functions: Job responsibilities may include (but may not be limited to):
Providing music therapy services to patients and families at SJMC and SJBHC;
Evaluating the effectiveness of clinical services carried out at SJMC and SJBHC;
Coordinating clinical services and experiential learning (for students and interns) with appropriate hospital personnel;
Placing students and interns (including screening and evaluating appropriateness) from the music therapy program into clinical placements at SJMC and SJBHC;
Evaluating student and intern progress;
Conducting research projects; and
Teaching courses in the music therapy program.
Masters degree in music therapy or its equivalent is required (individuals who are working toward a masters degree may be considered);
Knowledge of music therapy clinical practices in medical, skilled nursing, and mental health settings is required;
Ability to demonstrate music therapy-related skills and abilities (musical skills, therapeutic skills, etc.) is required; and
Current Board Certification as a music therapist (MT-BC credential) is required.
Willingness to learn and adhere to University of Pacific Conservatory (including music therapy program) policies and protocols;
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively;
Ability to work independently and demonstrate a sense of professional responsibility;
Working knowledge of computers and other applicable technology;
Professional and/or internship experience in a medical setting strongly preferred;
Music therapy student/intern supervisory experience preferred;
Research experience is preferred; and
Training in at least one area of specialized music therapy clinical practice (e.g., BMGIM, NICU-MT, NMT) is preferred.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work will be carried out in multiple settings: office environment; hospital units; and classroom settings. Work performed during standard business hours with the exception of special events, meetings, and other activities scheduled on evenings and/or weekends.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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