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Music Therapist - Rehabilitation Services, Lunenburg

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #1962228861
39 CA$
Music Therapist - Rehabilitation Services, Lunenburg
Canada, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg,
Modified December 16, 2023

Description

Click here to apply as an internal applicant. ​Req ID: 170689 Company: Nova Scotia Health Location: Western Zone, Fishermen's Memorial Hospital   Department: OPWZ Recreation Type of Employment: Permanent   Hourly PT ( 20%  FTE) x 1 position(s) Status: CUPE   Healthcare  Position Posting Closing Date: 3-Jan-24 Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.   Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here. About the Opportunity Reporting to the Health Services Manager or designate, the Music Therapist  provides the assessed therapy needs to the residents of the Unit and works within the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for Music Therapists as described by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy.  Using a holistic care-giving and care-receiving approach, the Music Therapist respects the human dignity and acknowledges the various abilities of the residents.  The Music Therapist works in collaboration with a team of professionals and exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the established philosophy, objectives, guidelines, legislations, policies and procedures, Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization. About You We would love to hear from you if you have the following: Holds a baccalaureate in Music Therapy.  (Bachelor Degree in Music Therapy, and completion of 1000-hour clinical internship.) Current registration with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy. One year recent clinical experience would be considered an asset.  (Minimum of one year combined experience in the delivery of music therapy in a healthcare setting.  Experience with geriatric population would be considered an asset.) Professional music skills including proficiency on piano or guitar and voice; and ability to improvise on primary instruction.  Ability to work independently, as well as on a team within an acute care environment. Excellent oral, written and listening communication skills. Ability to interact positively with residents, families, other health care providers and staff with a pleasant and cooperative attitude, demonstrating sensitivity, empathy and warmth. Ability to adapt and understand residents’ needs, assisting them in meeting their fullest physical and emotional potential within the prescribed therapy. Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and sound decision-making skills in crises situations. Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health. Basic computer skills – Microsoft – E-mail – Internet Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as the ability to use/play instruments; the ability to work with residents with various and sometimes challenging medical conditions; exposure to pets such as pet therapy dogs; and dealing with stressful situations relating to agitated, confused, aggressive or hostile behaviour of patients/residents. Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications. Hours Permanent Part-time, 20% FTE; 15 hours biweekly Compensation and Incentives $32.32 - $39.23 Hourly   Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. (Permanen and Long Assignments Only)     Once You've Applied Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.    ​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.   Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.    Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.   Follow Us! https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHealthAuthority/ https://www.instagram.com/novascotiahealthauthority https:///company/nsha/ https://twitter.com/healthns

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Music therapist - rehabilitation services

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