Therapist, Music

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Therapist, Music

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Department of Culture & Arts has an opportunity for a



(Approximately 4 months)


14 Bi-Weekly hours – Days-Evenings (shifts may be subject to change)


 OPSEU 595 Hourly Pay Rate: $30.55 - $38.15


The Department of Culture & Arts supports a holistic vision of health and wellbeing by delivering arts and cultural programs and services that have a broad focus of enriching the life experience. We are committed to tapping into the creative potential of our residents to improve physical and emotional health and enhance relationships. Also, we sustain Baycrest’s Jewish identity while supporting an inclusive community of care that acknowledges the culturally diverse needs of our non-Jewish clients, families, staff and volunteers. The department oversees Music and Art Therapies, the Morris and Sally Justein Jewish Heritage Museum, a Creative Arts Studio, Intergenerational/Lifelong Learning Programs, and Cultural Programs. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assesses referred clients
  • Designs and implements music therapy treatment for individuals and groups
  • Interviews, selects, orients and supervises volunteer, students/interns
  • Contributes to a multi-disciplinary team and music therapy professional development
  • Coordinates services with other staff/departments
  • Maintains accurate clinical records, statistics and program documentation
  • Develops and maintains an inventory of program supplies
  • Ensures compliance with Music Therapy ‘Code of Ethics’ and ‘Standards of Practice’
  • Participates in research initiatives related to music therapy

Qualifications include but are not limited to:


  • Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree is required
  • Accredited Music Therapist (‘MTA’) through the Canadian Association of Music Therapists (‘CAMT’)
  • Membership in good standing with CAMT required
  • Experience in the development and implementation of music therapy services required
  • Experience in supervision of volunteers/students
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills essential
  • Demonstrated skills in creative programming, utilizing a wide range of music therapy program modalities
  • Experience in working with a Jewish population is an asset
  • Experience working with an aging population an asset
  • Fluency in Yiddish, Romanian, Hebrew, Russian, Hungarian languages an asset
  • Proficient Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with Meditech an asset










 Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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