Part-time Movement/Music Therapist

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality.</p>

Colorado Springs, CO

Continuum of Colorado

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a&nbsp;nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality. Person-centeredness is not just a trend or buzzword to us; it&rsquo;s a philosophy that embodies each Direct Support Professional we hire. Our mission is to be a partner in choice and independence by collaborating with individuals and their families to provide high-quality lifetime supports that will empower them to thrive in their community.</p> http://continuumcolo.org/

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Entry

$28.00 Hourly

Overview: <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">Continuum of Colorado&nbsp;</span></strong><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">has a fantastic opportunity for a&nbsp;</span></span><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">part-time</span></strong><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></span><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">Movement/Music Therapist&nbsp;</span></strong><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">to provide licensed therapeutic&nbsp;in-home movement/music therapy services to children and adults served in our&nbsp;Home and Community Support Department in the</span></span><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">Colorado Springs, CO area</span></strong><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">. Movement Therapy includes the use of music and/or dance as a therapeutic tool for the habilitation, rehabilitation and maintenance of behavioral, developmental, physical, social, communication, pain management, cognition and gross motor skills.</span></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">We&rsquo;re committed to a great work-life balance here so you'll primarily work Mon&nbsp;&ndash; Thu; however, due to the nature of the role and our commitment to the community and the individuals and families we serve, we&rsquo;ll require some flexibility due to appointments and responsibilities that occur outside typical workweek hours.&nbsp;</span></span><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">We primarily serve families residing&nbsp;in El Paso county, as well as those in Teller and Pueblo counties. Our Movement/Music Therapist must be willing to drive to appointments in these areas and your travel time will be reimbursed.</span></strong></p> <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span class="ignore-global-css1"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">&nbsp;</span></strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span class="ignore-global-css1"><strong><u><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">The Good Stuff - Starting Salary!</span></u></strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css" style="margin: 0in; margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span class="ignore-global-css1"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif;">$28.00/hour</span></span></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong><u>More about what you&rsquo;ll get to do as our Movement/Music Therapist</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Coordinate&nbsp;with the Community Center Board (CCB) Case Manager to ensure the need for movement/music therapy is identified by the Medicaid State Plan therapist (OT or PT) or a physician.</li> <li>Initiate&nbsp;contact with individuals, families and providers as necessary.</li> <li>Perform consultative visits to families either alone or in consultation with other team members; accommodate&nbsp;individuals&rsquo; and families&rsquo; schedules in planning meetings.</li> <li>Establish&nbsp;treatment goals and monitor&nbsp;progress at least quarterly; track&nbsp;progress and note&nbsp;areas of concerns or improvements for therapy plans.</li> <li>Complete&nbsp;all program-related documentation; develop&nbsp;and maintain&nbsp;working case files.</li> <li>Ensure&nbsp;adherence to Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures in provision of services.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css"><u class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Must have&rsquo;s to be our Movement/Music Therapist</span></u></strong></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Active Movement/Music Therapist license in Colorado; a</span><span class="ignore-global-css">bility to maintain necessary training, certifications and licensure.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Knowledge of motor development, motor disorders and appropriate therapeutic interventions.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Two (2) years experience and/or related education or training working with persons who have developmental disabilities, preferred.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Working knowledge of the developmental disabilities system, rules and regulations, preferred.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Excellent oral and written communication skills; be able to effectively communicate&nbsp;with individuals served, families, staff and others.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Function&nbsp;interdependently with persons served, co-workers, other staff, agency administration, and external agencies while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to work flexible hours.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Ability to meet physical demands of the position.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Valid Colorado driver license and auto</span><span class="ignore-global-css">&nbsp;insurance.</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Meet our driving requirements; no suspensions or revocations in the past 3 years and no more than 2 tickets in the past 3 years.</span></li> </ul>