Beaumont Health System Massage Therapist PRN in Royal Oak, Michigan
GENERAL SUMMARY:To provide safe, knowledgeable massage to patients, survivors, caregivers, staff and the general public within the scope of practice. Applies general and specialized massage techniques. To complete all required documentation for each massage. Maintain a clean, and properly stocked treatment room. If a team leader, massage therapist will assist the manager in day to day operations regarding staff and department protocols.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Successfully complete a health intake.Create a safe treatment plan for each patient based on contraindications for a variety of patient populationsDetermine and apply appropriate techniques based on patient needs and goalsAccurately complete charting for each patientIndependently perform the following physical therapy modalities to patients: moist heat, ultrasound, cold pack, whirlpool, paraffin, mechanical cervical and pelvic tractionRemain professional and ethicalUse excellent listening and communication skillsHelp promote department at community and hospital eventsIf team leader, assist in supervising massage staff and maintain treatment rooms.If team leader, supervise massage students to ensure safe treatment of patients. Act as a teaching assistant during massage classes.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma or GEDSuccessful completion of entry level massage school, and willingness to complete Beaumont's Oncology/Hospital Massage Program.Licensed in State of Michigan as Massage Therapist. Certification by a national organization or trade association preferred. If team leader, minimum three years' massage experience.Licensed by the Michigan Board of Massage TherapyOther Qualifications:Skilled in palpation and advanced soft tissue techniques to correct abnormalities in soft tissue, which has a direct relationship to postural alignment and function. May have specialty areas of training in craniosacral training, energy work, NMT, and lymphatic drainage.Continuing education to maintain Michigan licensure. Beaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.