(Temporary, Part-Time) Music Therapist

University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL4.1

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Department of Otolaryngology is seeking a temporary, part-time Music Therapist. The incumbent in this role will provide clinical and evidence-based music interventions to accomplish individualized goals in the cognitive, social/emotional, speech and language, and sensorimotor domains. Collaborates as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide family centered therapy services and to develop and administer an individualized plan of care, adhering to the professional standards of practice of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Is able to independently run music therapy and music-based programs including but not limited to choral programs, wellness groups, in-services, etc.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalency programs in Music Therapy from an AMTA approved program required. Board Certified Music Therapist (CBMT) certification required. If none exists, must acquire within three months of hire. Additional Music Therapy Certification (NMT, HPMT, Bonny-Method, etc.) preferred but not required. One year experience required; three years of experience in a clinical setting with cancer patients preferred. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.