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Swedish Health Services Music Therapist - Swedish Cancer Institute Integrated Care in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Music Therapist (0.5 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Swedish Cancer Institute Integrated Care in Seattle, WA

The Music Therapist is a complementary health care clinician, who uses evidenced-based music therapy interventions to enhance and support care during active cancer treatment and/or survivorship. The Music Therapist maintains a collaborative approach to treatment by working closely with the Psychosocial Oncology Team and other medical providers and caregivers. The ideal candidate is well-versed in program development related to the field of music therapy, able to lead individual and group music therapy sessions in the inpatient and outpatient setting, capable of building individual clinic-based services, and provide music therapy treatment in infusion clinics and/or other locations as assigned.

In this position you will:

  • Provides outpatient individual and Group Music Therapy sessions for patients, families, and care partners throughout the Swedish Cancer Institute Network, Treatment Centers, Radiation Oncology and Inpatient

  • Plans and implements all Music Therapy services; contributing to the vision and growth of the program

  • Works collaboratively with the Psychosocial Oncology Team and other healthcare professionals

  • Participates in public relations efforts to promote the Music Therapy program

  • Participates in philanthropic efforts and growth in collaboration with the foundation as determined appropriate by the program manager.

  • Evaluates response to Music Therapy services and continuously works to improve the program to meet patient and family needs

  • Communicates effectively in the professional environment with patients, families, care partners, and others


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy from an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved university program

  • Holds and maintains certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT)

  • Holds and maintains the Music Therapist- Board Certified (MT-BC) tittle

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two (2) years in music therapy, medical setting

  • Preferred advanced training in Neurologic Music Therapy

  • Preferred advanced training in Guided Imagery and Music

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits β€” see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 285781