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Mount Sinai Health System Careers
Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?
Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.
Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!
What You’ll Do:
Clinical / Technical / Service
- Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service
- Provides in-services to BIMC staff, area parents in PTA meetings, and in classrooms to area public school students about AIP and Clinics about AIR/CAIR
- Provides music therapy interns with clinical supervision and opportunities for observing and administering AIP protocol, and AIR/CAIR, ICU practices
- Provide interns with opportunities to observe environmental music therapy at MSUSD Pediatric and Family/Neuro Practices
- Provides music therapy/AIP/AIR/CAIR protocol on outreach basis in area public schools and Ys, NORCS
- Arranges musical experiences to enhance the physical, emotional and spiritual well being of patients
- Observes patients’ measurements as related to body mass index
- Explains the AIP, AIR/CAIR efficiently and effectively to prospective families to gain interest to enroll
- Determines the kind of music that is appropriate to relieve anxiety and pain during asthma exacerbation
- Provides imagery / wind playing activities for asthmatic and COPD & Cardiac patients, enhancing breath capacity, (improving peak flow measurements)
- Explains expectations and follow through for remainder of study to current patients
- Maintains records, collects and enters data for on-going music therapy and asthma study
- Provides music therapy for relaxation and breathing control as related to pediatric asthma to COPD/CAIR patients assigned to treatment groups
- Provides relaxation sessions enabling children & adults comfort and safety
- Maintains and calibrates spirometer for pulmonary function tests (PFT) for children and teens with asthma
- Administers spirometry exam to children and teens with asthma, as per training from spiromter manufacturer, music therapy team, and MS pulmonologists
- Administers the Pediatric Caregivers Quality of Life Questionnaire and Asthma Severity Questionnaire to pediatric patients, patients’ caregivers according to procedures
- Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to
the age of the patients served in assigned area
19. Provides periodic music groups of improvisation, singing, and wind playing for patients assigned to the treatment group
20. Tracks, updates and submits the renewal of IRB-updating cases and forms for approval
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
1. Identifies physical, behavioral, and emotional characteristics typical for the age group
2. Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment
3. Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs
4. Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate
1. Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
2. Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
3. Returns prospective patient phone calls within 24 hours
4. Demonstrates positive outcomes of music therapy interventions with asthma and COPD
5. Participates in grant writing
1. Participates in the development of other staff members
2. Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements
3. Identifies learning strengths and needs
4. Utilizes learning resources
5. Assists in organizing and provides periodic seminars for music therapy interns on asthma assessment, AIP protocol, music meditation, and the use of orchestral instruments in music therapy
6. Attends music therapy, asthma, and other related field conferences
7. Presents at music therapy, asthma and other related field conferences
8. Attends weekly hour-long supervision sessions with supervisor
1. Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others
2. Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community
3. Demonstrates commitment to effective and supportive communication and relationships in the music therapy team/department
4. May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary
What You’ll Bring:
- The music therapist should hold a Masters in Music Therapy or Creative Arts Therapy
- The music therapist must be Board Certified and maintain certification in compliance with CBMT as well as obtain New York State Licensure for Creative Arts Therapists by December 2014.
EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED
· The music therapist should have three or more years of experience preferably in a medical setting with children. She/he should have experience in the supervision of interns and/or field work students
Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!
Who We Are:
Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an
equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual
and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and
appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.