Massage Therapist

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  • Kosciusko Community Hospital Kosciusko Community Hospital

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  • Part Time

Job Description

The Massage Therapist provides treatment to rejuvenate and repair the muscles and soft tissues of the body to help manage medical conditions, injuries, or to maintain optimal wellness.


      Score      Function


____1.Obtain clients’ medical histories to determine how massage will improve function/health.

  1. Interview patients to gather medical information.
  2. Evaluate levels of stress.
  3. Determine purpose of massage.


____2. Assess clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality / function, muscle strength, and range of motion.


      ____3. Provide clients with general guidance regarding techniques for postural improvement, stretching, strengthening, relaxation, and rehabilitation exercises.


____4. Develop client treatment plans regarding ideal durations and frequencies for optimal results.


      ____5. Implement appropriate infection control policies to safeguard against disease transmission.


   ____6. Implement appropriate infection control policies to safeguard against disease 



      ____7. Refer clients to other types of therapists when necessary.


   ____8.  Prepare and blend oils to apply to client’s skin.


      ____ 9. Emergency Situations

  1. Maintains current CPR certification.
  2. Responds and assists during emergency situations.
  3. Documents pertinent information in event reporting system.


      ____10. Hold in confidence any patient information communicated or stored using any medium including oral communication and protect patient information from inadvertent use or disclosure.


  1. Demonstrates age appropriate competency skills and knowledge, displays ability to perform skills specific to patient population identified in unit specific skill list:

(Mark age specific of patients served in assigned unit)

                        ____ adult      ____prenatal      ____postpartum     ____ geriatric


  1. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in necessary in order to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and coworkers.


  1. Must have excellent ability to make decisions.



Performs other duties as assigned.




Education and Formal Training Required:

Current and valid state license for massage therapy.


Experience Required:

Two to three months of revenue-generating massage encounters.  Must have reliable transportation and ability to manipulate various schedules.  Must have an understanding of basic medical terminology.



EXPOSURE CONTROL LEVEL:         X      1           2  _      3    

Must have current CPR Certification or obtain within the first six months of employment.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds, assist with 100 pounds.


Some exposure to contagious disease through contact with patients.


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