Park Nicollet Health Services Intern, Music Therapy in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Intern, Music Therapy Job ID #:45564 Location:Frauenshuh Cancer Center, St. Louis Park Position Category:Rehabilitation Professional Department:Oncology 0004 Employment Type:Not Indicated Education Required:Bachelor's Degree Experience Required:None Union Representation:Non-Union (NONE) Work ScheduleCore Hours 8-4:30 Monday through Friday Job Code:P2BFS Hours/ Pay Period:80 Date Posted:Sep 6, 2017 Position Summary The Music Therapy Intern provides music therapy sessions for patients in accordance with American Music Therapy Association National Roster Internship guidelines. The music therapy intern, under supervision and consultation of the supervising music therapists and the music therapy internship director, determines and utilizes music therapy approaches, which effectively aid in the restoration, maintenance, and/or improvement in psychosocial, physical, or spiritual health. The Music Therapy Intern delivers patient/family focused care for assigned patients under the direction of the staff music therapists. Education/Experience: *Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Music Therapy from an American Music Therapy Association approved educational program. *Student meets all pre-internship requirements determined by the American Music Therapy Association and is eligible to begin internship. Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses: *Ability to independently assess and treat patients who may be non-verbal, unresponsive, unconscious, imminently dying, or have communication or cognitive impairments *Willingness to learn to perform in a variety of musical styles and to work with people of different cultures and religious beliefs *Strong verbal and written communication skills, listening, emotional maturity and ability to show empathy *Willingness to work collaboratively with peer music therapy interns, interdisciplinary team members *Openness to receiving and integrating feedback to promote growth and development during internship *Willingness to work with critically or terminally-ill patients and families who may be dealing with emotional crises or high-stress situations *Detail-oriented, highly organized, good time management, ability to follow through with tasks and meet deadlines Musical skills: *Excellent proficiency on piano or guitar and good proficiency on one other chordal accompaniment instrument (piano, guitar, harp, accordion) *Good vocal skills, such as pleasant tone and ability to sing accurately on pitch *Ability to sight read music from a Fake Book (melody and chords) with adequate proficiency Additional Information Below is a checklist to assist in supplying the required information to complete an application to the Music Therapy Internship Program. This posting is intended for those applicants seeking internship start dates of July and October 2018. The application deadline isDecember 1stat 11:59 PM. If seeking later internship start dates please wait for future postings. ___ Online Application. If there are any questions to compete the online application to Scott Ramey at ___ Please provide a private link in our questionnaireto a recent music sample demonstrating your vocal and instrumental skills (i.e. SoundCloud, YouTube). This sample should include: At least 3 songs of you singing and playing accompaniment instruments such as: piano, keyboard, or guitar. Recording does not need to be of studio quality. You may want to consider including one selection of your junior or senior year music recital. For confidentiality reasons, please do not include any samples thatshow clients or patients. If you are unable to provide a private link and need to submit your music sample through other means (CD, DVD, other recording media) please contact the Music Therapy Internship Director at ___ Resume attachment describing your work, volunteer, clinical practica and field experiences ___ Three letters of reference to be uploaded with your electronic application, includi