This position provides massage therapy as a support service to employees, patients and families for assistance in recovery, relaxation and stress management. Works as a member of the health services team to provide a healing environment.
Performs massage therapy techniques to control pain, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.
Obtains basic medical history for each client, and ascertains any precautions/contraindications for massage therapy.
Explains procedures and applies techniques appropriate to client needs and preferences.
Documents all sessions performed according to established requirements. Reports any unusual client interactions to supervisor immediately.
Provides patient education and encourages patient compliance with self care recommendations.
Must have completed Massage Therapy training and be certified from an approved school of therapeutic massage.
Must be licensed as required per state/municipality. Must have and maintain current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Must have a minimum of 500 hours of experience performing massage therapy.
Must have highly developed interpersonal skills, and be emotionally mature, be sensitive to the needs of those being served, and be able to interact effectively with client conditions of stress and emotional distress. Requires the ability to effectively communicate with others, both orally and in writing.
Prior exposure to ill and/or hospitalized patients is highly desirable.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 255850
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