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Health Care Provider
Music Therapist ( MT-BC or CBMT certification)
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Universal Health Services | Streamwood, IL
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Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families. SBHS has a Music Therapist position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: The Music Therapist is responsible for the assessment, planning, and implementation of students' music development, and music therapy treatment. This position may supervise the para-professional aides who will accompany the students to the music classroom.


Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: An ideal candidate will also possess a Masters Degree in Music Therapy and possession of an ISBE Professional Educator License (PEL) is preferred. The Music Therapist must have a strong knowledge in the use of therapeutic music interventions for individual and groups, child, development and classroom teaching as well as management theories. The Music Teacher would also be encouraged to pursue a school bus driving permit in order to drive the school van for curricular activities. It is required to possess a valid Illinois driver's license with no suspensions or tickets for major traffic violations for at least three years.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: A MT-BC or CBMT certification is required for this position.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means

About Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. As of February 26, 2009, the Company owned and/or operated or had under construction, 26 acute care hospitals (including one facility being constructed) and 101 behavioral health centers located in 32 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. As part of its ambulatory treatment centers division, the Company manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, nine surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in six states and Puerto Rico. Services provided by its hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. (Source: 10-K)