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Music Therapist

Job Description
Organization: 
Developmental Pathways
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Southwest
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services | Other
Job Description: 

Continuum of Colorado (CoC) has a fantastic opportunity for a Music Therapist to perform licensed in-home therapeutic services for children and adults that we serve. This therapy includes the use of dance and movement as a therapeutic tool for the habilitation, rehabilitation and maintenance of behavioral, developmental, physical, social, communication, pain management, cognition and gross motor skills.

Due to the nature of the role and our commitment to the community and the individuals and families we serve, we’ll require some flexibility due to appointments and responsibilities that occur outside typical work week hours.You must be willing to drive to appointments within the Colorado Springs Metro Area.
 

Requirements to be our Music Therapist:

- Master’s degree OR Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy (MT-BC) 
- Must be board certified
- Two (2) years experience or related education or training in working with persons who have developmental disabilities, preferred
- Working knowledge of the developmental disabilities system, rules and regulations, preferred
- Knowledge of motor development, motor disorders and appropriate therapeutic interventions
- Ability to maintain necessary training, certifications and licensure
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; effectively communicates with individuals served, families, staff and others
- Ability to work flexible hours
- Ability to meet physical demands of the position
- Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work
- Valid Colorado driver license/Proof of auto vehicle insurance
- Meet our agency driving requirements; no suspensions or revocations and no more than 2 tickets in the past 3 years
- Per CDPHE Emergency Rule, you must receive and provide documentation of the COVID-19 vaccination by 10/31/2021. You may request and will need to be approved for a religious or medical exemption if you are not receiving the vaccination.
 
We are committed to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our organization and our partnership with the IDD community. Our work is rooted in the firm belief that all people deserve respect and dignity, where we embrace and celebrate varied identities, preferences, and perspectives. These values are essential to our organization’s excellence and to achieving our objective of a more equitable and inclusive community for all. We will ensure our systems, policies, practices, actions, and communications are equitable, including how we attract, hire, engage, develop, promote, retain, and retire BIPOC and other underrepresented or marginalized talents. We intentionally engage in an ongoing process of active learning and growth to advance a culture reflective of a shared purpose and belonging.

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Areas of Responsibility

More about what you’ll get to do as our Music Therapist:

Coordinate with the Community Center Board (CCB) Case Manager to ensure the need for therapy is identified by the Medicaid State Plan therapist (OT or PT) or a physician
Initiate contact with individuals, families and providers as necessary
Perform consultative visits to families either alone or in consultation with other team members; accommodate individuals’ and families’ schedules in planning meetings
Establish treatment goals and monitor progress at least quarterly; track progress and note areas of concerns or improvements for therapy plans
Complete all program-related documentation; develop and maintain working case files
Ensure adherence to Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures in provision of services
 

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Master’s degree OR Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy (MT-BC)
  • Two (2) years experience or related education or training in working with persons who have developmental disabilities, preferred
  • Must be board certified
  • Knowledge of motor development, motor disorders and appropriate therapeutic interventions
  • Ability to maintain necessary training, certifications and licensure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; effectively communicates with individuals served, families, staff and others
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the position
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

Starting Salary and Benefits
$28.00 - $35.00/hourly

Benefits: 

If consistently working 18 hours per week or more, employees are eligible for the following benefits:

- $750.00 Signing Bonus!
- Generous paid time off and holiday pay
- Health/dental/vision coverage
- 401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%
- Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance
- Short- and long-term disability insurance
- Certified Employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Tuition reimbursement program, eligible after 1 year of full-time employment
- Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans
- Free onsite gym and lounge for employee use 
- Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Credit union membership
- Employer-paid training

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