Neurologic Music Therapist

Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC

Saint Paul, MN, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 25


Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC is looking for a Neurologic Music Therapist to join our team. The position is part time growing to full time and is expected to become full time quickly. Must be comfortable with a diverse caseload and willing to work with children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities as well as individuals in long term care. Unique opportunities include the possibility to co-treat with counselors to support clients with mental health needs, to work with multiple extremely supportive and collaborative schools, and to support older adults in marginalized low income communities. Must be willing to serve clients both in person and through telehealth. This is an hourly, full-time, benefited, employee position.

Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC is a music therapy private practice in the Twin Cities Metro area of Minnesota serving individuals and groups throughout the community. Our practice specializes in music therapy services for seniors; those with neurologic issues such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and autism; individuals with developmental disabilities; early childhood music; mental health; and wellness.

*What makes us unique? *
Our culture has been described by teammates as one of clear and open communication, collaboration, and wellness; and is driven by core values of dignity, respect, compassion, empowerment, integrity, trust, and personal and professional growth. One team member recently said she felt her “potential for growth at Living Spirit Therapy Services was endless”.

At Living Spirit Therapy Services, we believe that every individual, regardless of age, illness, or disability, has a living spirit inside them that deserves to shine. Every person is a creative individual that deserves the opportunity to be treated with dignity and respect, and to be given the tools to be successful and make choices on their journey towards independence and autonomy.

Our Empowering Wellness Initiative is a web-based tool to support community mental and physical health; and to provide enrichment for children and individuals with disabilities. Our Gather and Grow series provides opportunities for continuing education, networking, resource sharing, and community building. 9/12 presentations were recorded and are available on our website.

Living Spirit Therapy Services is committed to increasing equity in access to services to support overall quality of life and well-being. Visit the home page of our website to learn more about the actions we are taking towards this.

*All team members must be Neurologic Music Therapists and maintain this standing.* If you haven’t done this training yet you can do so within the first 6 months of hire. *Candidates must be vaccinated for COVID.*


· You would like a music therapy career with a dedicated team that emphasizes collaboration, strong communication, authenticity, respect, dignity, integrity, individual strengths, and compassion

· You would like a position with built in opportunities for continued growth and professional development, resources, supports, and strong community

· You are passionate about how Neurologic Music Therapy can improve quality of life

· It would be refreshing to work with clients in a variety of settings and formats

· You would like the opportunity for flexibility in scheduling to meet your evolving needs

· You love to be innovative in your work

· You appreciate an environment that celebrates accomplishments

· You like clear expectations of policies and procedures

· You thrive in an environment in which you can openly share ideas, concerns, and perspective


· You are not willing to take and maintain Neurologic Music Therapy training

· You do not feel comfortable sharing concerns, ideas, and issues with your supervisor; and/or do not like giving and receiving feedback with a team

· You are not vaccinated for COVID-19

· You do not like driving throughout the community
· You need a consistent schedule day to day

· You do not like continuing education

*To learn more from the team perspective & for job requirements: *

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*How do I apply? *

Interested candidates should *submit resume* and *cover letter* to Melissa Spiess, M.M., MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapy Fellow

*In your cover letter please state why you want to join the Living Spirit Therapy Services, LLC team; identify your personal and professional core values and what they mean to you; and why you believe you would be a good fit for this team.*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $22.00 - $28.00 per hour

* Flexible schedule
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
Medical Specialty:
* Geriatrics
* Neurology
* Pediatrics
* Self-determined schedule

COVID-19 considerations:
All therapists wear masks, amplifications is utilized during groups to decrease droplets & increase therapist safety, instruments & props are disinfected following each session, & sessions are not facilitated if there are active cases of COVID on units

* Board Certified Music Therapist Certification (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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