Therapy other - Baystate Health

Req#: R19731
Category(s): Behavioral Health, Therapy other
Full Time / Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Pediatric Palliative Care is looking for a Music Therapist to join our team!

The music therapist is a certified professional who has the opportunity to join a growing, innovative palliative care team and provide services to families in Western Massachusetts.

Position Benefits:

  • Abundance of training

  • Career development, CEU allowance and Loan reimbursement

  • Comprehensive benefits package with low cost medical/dental

  • Robust paid time off

  • Baystate takes the safety of employees and patients very seriously and is adhering to all PPE and safety guidelines for Covid-19.

  • Flexible schedules with no required weekends

  • Baystate offers a supportive work environment, which allows the care team to provide optimal patient care

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Establish, document, and evaluate clinical music therapy goals and objectives to address psychosocial needs of patients, siblings, and parents enrolled within the Pediatric Palliative Care Program.

  • Plan, organize, implement, adapt, and evaluate music therapy interventions designed to positively influence patients' psychosocial needs.

  • Create and implement interdisciplinary co-treatments with other pediatric palliative care providers to support psychosocial needs of patients and families.

  • Integrate the most appropriate music therapy approach (i.e. behavioral, developmental, improvisational, neurological, medical) into the patient’s music therapy treatment planning.

  • Have a high level of clinical musicianship by playing, adapting, and selecting appropriate musical and non-musical equipment for all music therapy experiences.

  • Supervise music therapy students (i.e. practicum, interns) and maintain current clinical music therapy practice through review of current music therapy research.

  • Communicate clinically relevant music therapy information effectively to a variety of professional disciplines in the form of oral, written, in-services, conferences and other community sharing opportunities.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



Bachelor of Arts (Required), Master of Arts


Music Therapist – Board of Certified Music Therapists

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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