BrightSpring Health Services

Music Therapist

Job Locations US-IA-DES MOINES
Line of Business
Hospice of the Midwest
Position Type

Our Company

Hospice of the Midwest


Our Hospice Music Therapists are the heart of our organization who support patients by applying principles of music therapy to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs and to improve quality of life for hospice patients and their families. Take this chance to make a meaningful impact with your career today!


Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Vendor discounts


  • Evaluate patient’s functional status and assess patient’s response to music, music preferences, music skills and cultural factors relevant to care
  • Develop, administer and coordinate music activities and programs in accordance with state and federal regulations
  • Implement music activities that facilitate non-musical goals (e.g. sensory stimulation, memory recall, positive failure, socialization, etc.)
  • Monitor the condition of musical instruments
  • Work as part of care plan team in determining therapeutic objectives and goals
  • Keep accurate and thorough patient activity attendance records
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal legal and regulatory requirements
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in music therapy
  • Currently registered as a Board Certified Music Therapist
  • 2+ years music therapy experience preferred
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize a wide variety of musical instruments
  • Knowledge of the hospice philosophy of care

About our Line of Business

At Hospice of the Midwest, our primary ambition is to bring first-class care to the warmest and most serene environment possible: home. We provide the full spectrum of hospice services, thoughtfully tailored to the individual needs of patients and families. As part of the BrightSpring Health Services family of brands, Hospice of the Midwest is grounded in a foundational commitment to providing exceptional patient care and championing our agency leadership and teams. We are proud to have some of the best and brightest individuals in the health care industry on our team. We are confident you will find purpose, meaning and a chance to make a positive impact from day one. For more information about Hospice of the Midwest, please visit Follow us on Facebook.


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