BJC Healthcare Music Therapist - BJC Home Care - Illinois Hospice (part-time - 20 hours/week) in Alton, Illinois

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BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

Hospice, the final stage of BJC's continuum of care, is a special kind of caring for patients with a life-limiting illness. Services are provided in the comfort of the patient's home or skilled nursing facility. The Hospice staff are sensitive to the physical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill adult and pediatric patients and their families. We provide a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals and volunteers, specially trained in symptom management, pain control, counseling and bereavement services for the dying. Our Hospice services include alternative therapies such as music, art and massage therapy. Our Hospice programs provide palliative care by helping patients manage their pain and symptoms while living their lives with daily peace and dignity.

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Role Purpose

Organizes and implements a music therapy program to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of patients.


  • Uses music therapy as a process that combines the verbally transcendent and emotionally authentic aspects of music with the needs of the patient.

  • Serves as a resource person and guide providing musical experiences that will aid in patient care.

  • Designs and conducts music sessions for individuals and groups, based on client needs.

  • Coordinates therapy with other team members and shares response to music therapy intervention.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Music Therapy


  • <2 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • Bd Certified Music Therapist

  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Requirements


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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