The Music Therapist plans, organizes, and directs medically prescribed music therapy activities as part of psychosocial and physical treatment of patients and their families to influence behavioral and psychological changes.
Develops treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment, depending on goal of therapy.
Instructs patients individually or in groups in prescribed instrumental or vocal music and music projective techniques such as guided imagery, progressive relaxation, or awareness of conscious feelings.
Studies and analyzes patients' reactions to various experiences and adjusts care plan as needed.
Documents visits and other activities on VITAS documentation.
Participates in team meetings as requested.