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Music Therapist - Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Woodlands, TX, US
    Position: Music Therapist - Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
    Talent Area: Professional - Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: The Woodlands, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Job ID: 405043

We are searching for a Music Therapist for our Intensive Outpatient Program in The Woodlands -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will implement and provide a comprehensive program of Creative Art Therapy to help meet the emotional, developmental, and social needs of children in a health care setting. The Music Therapist provides opportunities for children to gain a sense of mastery, offering learning experiences, and encouraging family and peer interaction.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
•   Bachelor’s degree required
•   MT-BC certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists required


•   Assesses coping styles of patient and families during introduction of service to develop therapeutic plan of care that incorporates patient and family needs, interests and abilities
•   Provides developmentally appropriate environments and activities for patients of all ages and determines the benefits of group verses individual therapeutic interventions
•   Provides interventions that increase emotional support to patients and families during identified stress points in order to facilitate adaptive coping
•   Promotes a safe environment within the hospital by ensuring supplies used for therapy meet infection control guidelines
•   Communicates the benefits of creative arts therapy to the health care team, as evidenced by participation in interdisciplinary rounds, unit based projects, and/or daily report
•   Develops and promotes volunteer programming to strengthen creative arts therapy programming
•   Collaborates in an intradepartmental effort to improve programming to meet the mission and vision of the Child Life Department
•   Reviews Creative Arts Therapy program yearly to determine process or program improvements


About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

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