Massage Therapist - Family Birth Center-Medical Center
Job Title: Massage Therapist | Family Birth Center-Medical Center | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department *: * 10AB Family Birth Center-SMCF
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Designs, organizes and delivers massage therapy to improve clients physical health by relieving stress, pain, muscle tension and other discomforts. Works towards increasing flexibility and mobility for clients. Collects clients clinical information and contraindications. Designs appropriate massage programs considering health conditions. Assesses clients tissue lesions and applies various massage methods to relieve discomfort and satisfy clients' specific needs and goals. Communicates with clients during massage therapy sessions about the pace, location and strength of exerted pressure on tissues. Answers client inquiries. Organizes and maintains a clean, safe and professional environment for massage therapy. Educates clients on accurate daily body movement and exercises. Depending on location and client population, works as patient access representative, checking clients in and out. Additionally, managing client payments, running payment processes.
Anticipates customers' needs and satisfies them proactively. Applies professional conduct and ethics in daily work; acts in compliance with legal requirements. Assess clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion. Conducts client assessments and chooses suitable massage therapies accordingly. Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful. Confers with clients to determine their range of acceptance; adjusts the pace of work as needed. Demonstrates the ability to estimate the time and resources required to complete tasks. Describes the application of massage methods according to differing client needs. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Maintain treatment records. Maintains cleanliness or sterilization of self and objects in order to prevent infections. Massage and knead muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance. Provide clients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation, and rehabilitative exercises. Responds to contraindication symptoms and assists clients with immediate medical care.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 60 days of employment, recertification as required. Schooling through an accredited massage therapy program required. High school diploma or the equivalent required. Dependent on patient/client population and location of therapist, a healthcare background is preferred.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: req31185