Minimum Qualifications: Provide proof of certification from a nationally-accredited Certified Music Practitioners� program and maintain certification at required intervalsFollow the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics and Conduct pertinent to the candidate's Certification ProgramProvide own instrument and transportation, and will be able to transport, carry, move, and set up own instrument and accessory equipment quickly and without assistance, or with an unobtrusive assistantDemonstrate ability to communicate appropriately with patients, families, and medical personnel, and be familiar with clinical department issues, palliative care, monitoring equipment, as well as legal issues related to providing the service of bedside musicDemonstrate ability to accept direction from supervisors and clinical staff, while able to work without supervision when necessary
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Play/Sing music at the bedside, working with the medical staff to identify patients who may benefit from bedside music, and provide this service when requestedDemonstrate compassion and ability to entrain to the needs of the patientFulfill required continuing education opportunities as directed by the candidate's Program of Certification as well as by hospital guidelines, and attend all required interdisciplinary and other team meetings with medical staff as appropriateWork closely with the Department of Spiritual Care for direction and patient referralsDocument every patient visit according to hospital protocolFollow HIPAA and hospital regulations, maintaining strict patient confidentialityMaintain all annual hospital health requirements and clearancesFollow all hospital regulations and policies including, but not limited to, infectious controlUphold and exhibit behavior congruent with the Upstate Motto, Vision, Shared Values and Pledge
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.