FLSA Status: Part-Time Contract (with possibility to become Full-Time)
Salary Range: $45-50 per billable hour depending on experience and qualifications
Summary: Under the supervision of the Therapy Services Director, the Music Therapist is responsible for providing music therapy services to Villagers/clients in support of High Point Village’s mission. The Music Therapist will facilitate, plan, and implement music therapy services and ensure that ethical and effective services are provided based upon best practices. Further, the Music Therapist is expected to collaborate with the other music therapist, the program team and administrative staff to ensure that all aspects of High Point Village’s Music Therapy program are functioning at peak levels. Finally, the Music Therapist is responsible for ensuring compliance with Board directives and all applicable local, state, and federal requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Music Therapist is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of Music Therapy Services at High Point Village, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, which provides programs and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Responsibilities include:
Responsible for providing weekly in-person and telehealth music therapy services to Villagers, consisting of individual and group sessions.
Communicates with parents, caregivers, and providers to discuss progress and performance in therapy, as appropriate.
Completes appropriate Villagers/clients assessments and completes/implements treatment plans.
Documents Villagers/clients goals and objectives on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, and maintains detailed Villagers/clients music therapy files.
Provides all necessary documentation to the Therapy Services Director on time.
Collaborates and works cooperatively with therapies, programs, and administrative staff for the overall benefit of the Villagers/clients.
Create, build, and reassess the weekly music therapy schedule.
Must adhere to all confidentiality guidelines of our Villagers and their families.
Implements and encourages a “team” approach to the therapeutic process for each Villager.
Acts as a role model and mentor to the Villagers, working hard to keep a professional demeanor at all times.
Represents High Point Village in the community to advance its mission as a knowledgeable representative
Identifies any problem areas and convenes with the Therapy Services Director, Executive Director, and/or Program Director when necessary.
Core Competencies: To perform effectively in this position, the individual should demonstrate the following core competencies. These competencies are necessary to support High Point Village’s mission and to ensure that the highest quality programs and services are provided.
Management: Maintains effective systems of internal controls to account for all receipts and expenditures of program funds. Participates in developing budget items for fiscal year and ensures the effective use of funding for the program.
Job Knowledge: Understands the duties and responsibilities of the position and keeps job knowledge up-to-date. Clearly understands the educational mission of the organization and continuously works to promote High Point Village and achieve its goals.
Initiative in fulfilling the goals of the organization: From interactions with management, staff, and volunteers, the Music Therapist recognizes and brings to the attention of the Therapy Services Director issues that affect the organization. The Music Therapist will display initiative in developing action plans and resolving problems as they occur, in consultation with the Therapy Services Director, Executive Director and/or other staff members.
Communication: Communicates effectively with multiple audiences using a variety of formats. Examples include: written communications that clearly outline the situation and action items; verbal presentations and briefings to the program staff, the Therapy Services Director, and other parties; presenting at local meetings and to outside groups regarding a variety of issues affecting High Point Village.
Dependability: Seeks increased responsibility while remaining conscientious, thorough, accurate, and reliable with respect to achieving the organization’s goals and the needs of the Villagers and volunteers at High Point Village. This includes being available and responsive to issues and concerns as they arise.
Education and/or Experience: It is required that the Music Therapist be a current MT-BC with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Music Therapy from an AMTA approved University. Individual certification requirements and scope of practice must be maintained. Additionally, it is preferred that the Music Therapist has at least 1 year of clinical experience, is an NMT, and has experience working with adults with special needs.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this Job, the Music Therapist is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The position requires extensive computer use so the employee must have sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel: The Music Therapist must be able to travel to attend conferences, training and other events as required to maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.
Work Environment: High Point Village is a dynamic work environment that has the potential to change on a daily and/or weekly basis. Often, the environment can be fast paced with a moderate level of noise. Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, legal documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; efficiently respond to questions from staff, volunteers, and members of the community; communicate effectively in both written and oral form; and, effectively present information to staff and volunteers, management, public groups, and/or the Board of Directors.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies; and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and general understanding of program development, music therapy methods, implementation of therapy plans. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the organization’s set curriculum, contract administration and negotiation, fiscal and organizational management, principles and practices of marketing and public relations.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities; work with community care providers, work with local and state government agencies, community groups, and other organizations as necessary; communicate effectively in both written and oral forms; exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.
High Point Village, a faith based non-profit, seeks a full-time Board Certified Music Therapist to expand a stellar music therapy program within the organization’s collaborative, dynamic, and enriching environment. The Music Therapist will work under the supervision of the Therapy Services Director with responsibilities including: leading individual and group sessions at the facility, leading Telehealth sessions, collaborating with all other team members, and growing the music therapy clientele.
High Point Village is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide clerical, organizational, and structural support for the business and office staff and also function as the primary person to answer incoming phone calls and greet visitors.