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Massage Therapist

Requisition #

55086BR

Physical Location

Hutchinson, Minnesota

Posted Date

02-Oct-2019

Dept. Name

Hutchinson-Hospice

Hours Per Week

24

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 55086
  • Provide professional therapeutic massage of the highest quality in a safe, caring and respectful manner and environment to all patients, families and healthcare providers
  • Facilitate connection of mind, body and spirit to empower self-discovery and healing
  • Provide relief for mental and physical distress by reducing muscular pain and tendon, calming the nervous system and increasing circulation of blood and lymph
  • Administer treatment techniques within massage therapy guidelines that may include myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and cranio sacral
  • Provides appropriate education involving patient and significant other
  • Demonstrates appropriate documentation to enhance communication and meet billing requirements
  • Facilitates collaborative relationships

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of massage therapy with a minimum of 500 hours of training
  • Cancer training preferred

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 2+ years of experience preferred
  • Practicing massage in an acute care setting preferred
  • Membership in a professional massage association

Skills

  • Competency in all areas of the position description
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the diagnosis and population served
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and contraindications for massage
  • Demonstrate caring behaviors of listening, respect, compassion and accepting individuality
  • Ability to perform while requiring manual dexterity and standing for long periods of time
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an integrative team

Licensure/Certification

  • Certification from the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

Work Schedule

Flexible schedule.

Location/Community Information

Hutchinson is chosen as the Official Best Small Town in Minnesota, with a unique mix of small town community, growing industry, historical significance, and modern convenience. Since its beginning in November of 1855, Hutchinson has been a place where people gather, where businesses prosper and where visitors feel at home. The City of Hutchinson has established schools, churches, businesses, industries, recreation and sports complexes. Fine lodging, dining and convention facilities have also become a part of the Hutchinson community. You'll soon discover that Hutchinson is indeed Minnesota's Hometown.

Hutchinson:

  • Located 60 miles west of Minneapolis
  • Population = 13,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

55086BR
Complementary Therapy