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Massage Therapist - Hospice - Chisago County and Surrounding Communities

Massage Therapist - Hospice - Chisago County and Surrounding Communities

ID 
2017-11533
Posted Date 
11/3/2017
Category 
Wellness
Days/Hours 
..
Type 
Part-Time
Location  
US-MN-East Central MN

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Overview

Ecumen Hospice is currently seeking a Massage Therapist to join its growing, dynamic team providing services in Chisago county and surrounding communities! This is currently a part time position with the ability to move to full time (40 hours/week) in the future! Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities – Metro Area. Ecumen's mission is to create home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

Responsibilities

The Massage Therapist provides massage therapy services under the direction of the Clinical Director according to the hospice patient’s unique plan of care.

 

Essential responsibilities include:

 

  • Assess patients for appropriate medical indication for service and perform assessment to determine effectiveness of therapy.
  • Direct and assist patients through massage therapy interventions to assist with alleviating symptoms of anxiety, depression, isolation, agitation, restlessness, sleeplessness, pain, muscle Tension, circulation, stiffness, contractures, limited mobility, relaxation, and comfort.
  • Utilize interventions such as comfort touch, energy work, and compressions.
  • Provides ongoing education to the clinical team of appropriateness and/or contraindications for treatment.
  • Maintains necessary records; clinical notes, charting, coordination notes, which will be incorporated into the patient’s clinical record within 24 hours of session and modified as needed.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary group and organization in-service education program as needed.          
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Responsibilities for all Ecumen positions:

Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

 

Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

 

Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

 

Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills. Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

  1. Currently licensed, state certified, or registered as a massage therapist in the state and in good standing with the state board and /or current certification body.
  2. A minimum of one year of clinical massage therapy experience; two years’ experience preferred.
  3. Experience in home health or hospice preferred.
  4. Must possess a valid driver’s license and driving record which meets Ecumen Driver Policy standards and proof of vehicle insurance.

 

All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer. Ecumen considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.