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Massage Therapist

Company: WellSpan Health
Location: Gettysburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 40 V Twin Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325 Schedule: Day/Evening Job Description Under the general direction of the Administrator and Practice Manager, performs massage therapy and bodywork treatments to patients and clients according to the principles and practices of massage therapy and works collaboratively with other departments to care for patient. Duties and Responsibilities Performs soft tissue manipulation which may include but is not limited to effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, compression, vibration, friction, nerve strokes, and other Swedish Movements, either by hand or with mechanical or electrical apparatus, for the purpose of body massage. This may include the use of oil, lotion, salt glows, hot and cold packs, and other recognized forms of massage therapy. Massage Therapists apply a system of structured touch, pressure, movement, holding and treatment of the soft tissue manifestations of the human body while the primary intent is to enhance the health and well-being of the patient. This includes lymphatic techniques, myofascial release and the use of electro-mechanical devices which mimic or enhance the action of the massage techniques. Provides education and information to clients, co-workers, employer and community groups on the benefits of massage and other holistic and complementary medicine services available through the Center for Mind/Body Health. Participates in marketing and community events as requested. Provides supervision of externship students in Massage Therapy Programs with schools credentialed with WellSpan Health and acts as a role model to those students. Maintains patient/client records, as required by profession, with accurate and timely documentation in the health record per System/Department policy. Required Experience/Education Notes: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered. Minimum Experience: One year Minimum Education: 500 hour professional massage therapy training program Required Certification: Must have passed the National Certification exam; Licensed Massage Therapist; BLS certification Physical Demands: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients Lifts supplies/equipment Intermittent exertion when performing treatments Fraud Notice: Please be aware of potentially fraudulent job postings on other websites or suspicious recruiting email or text messages that attempt to collect your confidential information. If you are concerned that an offer of employment with WellSpan Health might be a scam, please verify by searching for the job posting on joinwellspan.org or contact us at employment@wellspan.org .

Keywords: WellSpan Health, Ellicott City , Massage Therapist, Healthcare , Gettysburg, Maryland

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