Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To apply knowledge and skill of music therapy in caring for the health needs of infant, child, adolescent, and adult patients and families. Responsibilities \u00b7Compliance - Patient Services Staff Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members. \u00b7Interprofessional Practice: Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice. \u00b7Patient Care - Age Specific and Culturally Diverse Consistently integrates age specific and culturally diverse concepts into patient care, taking into consideration both the patient's chronological age and developmental functioning. \u00b7Patient Care Performs assessments of patients and families to identify needs in order to set short and\/or long term goals. Facilitates patient and family involvement in developing a plan of care. Provides music therapy interventions that are goal-oriented and patient\/family focused. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and modifies care based on results. Communicates relevant patient care information to promote continuity of care. Participates in patient care conferences. Applies basic problem solving skills including the ability to anticipate changing patient needs. Reports suspicions of abuse and neglect as mandated for investigation. Promotes and supports pain management. Documents services and\/or interventions provided. Follows up on referrals in a timely manner. \u00b7Departmental Responsibility Appropriately prioritizes work flow based on patient\/family care needs and other responsibilities. Submits requests for supplies according to guidelines. Ensures that work areas are organized, safe and professional in appearance for employees, patients and families. Identifies potential problems, clears barriers, assumes ownership of problems, and solves problems at the lowest possible level demonstrating accountability of self and others. Completes special assignments and projects while maintaining regular workflow. Strives to increase personal productivity by identifying and implementing new work procedures. Proactively contributes to a positive work environment. \u00b7Professional Responsibility Supports and participates in performance improvement activities. Seeks opportunities for involvement in evidence based care\/professional inquiry and maintains designated knowledge level. Actively contributes to the advancement of professional tenets within the division, hospital, and\/or community. Orients and supervises volunteers. Contributes to education and training of students and other professionals. Proactively shares knowledge with peers. Remains current in professional field. Acquires continuing education to increase professional growth. Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice. \u00b7Teamwork Engages in multidisciplinary team process, actively participates in effective problem solving, collegial learning and pursuit of best practice. Deals with conflicts directly, constructively and tactfully. Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation, respect and trust within the team. Responsive to day-to-day needs of co-workers and division. \u00b7Data Management Completes required daily\/weekly exchange of information and documentation according to division guidelines to insure quality patient care and staff productivity. Qualifications Skills & Competencies \u00b7Development Knowledge of growth and development \u00b7Adult Learning - Basic Understands basic adult learning and education principles \u00b7Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself \u00b7Relationship Management Setting the stage for constructive relationships by being accessible, approachable, and interpersonally engaged; developing and sustaining meaningful and productive bonds with others based on mutual respect \u00b7Professional Knowledge\/Ability Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position \u00b7Physical Stamina - Light Physical stamina sufficient to perform frequent bending, light or moderate lifting and extensive standing\/walking \u00b7Organization Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently. \u00b7Professional Demeanor Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor \u00b7Communication Excellent verbal, written and\/or interpersonal communication skills \u00b7Physical Capability Capable of bending, lifting and standing; demonstrate physical ability to perform necessary tasks. Required: \u00b7Bachelor of Music \u00b7Board certification Preferred: \u00b7Master of Music
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Website : http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/
Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States. Clinical Services We offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranked No. 3 among all Honor Roll hospitals. With more than 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.2 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 68 countries in fiscal 2015. Education & Training Through an academic affiliation dating to 1926, Cincinnati Children’s comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. We train more than 600 residents and clinical fellows a year in various pediatric specialties and offer some of the most highly ranked research-based education and training programs in the nation. Research We have been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’ Research Foundation in 1931. Grant funding for our research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of our areas of research.