• Massage Therapist - Hospice

    Company : Name Ecumen Hospice North Branch
    ID 2018-13414
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 4:20 PM)
    US-MN-North Branch
  • Overview

    Ecumen Hospice North Branch is currently seeking a Massage Therapist to join its team providing services in Chisago County and East Central Minnesota. The Ecumen Hospice North Branch team focuses on providing life honoring care for patients north of the Twin Cities metro area – including, but not limited to: Isanti, Chisago and Pine counties. The Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.


    This position is responsible for providing massage therapy services under the direction of the Clinical Director according to the hospice patient’s unique plan of care.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    • Assesses patients for appropriate medical indication for service and performs assessment to determine effectiveness of therapy.

    • Directs and assists 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.

    • Utilizes interventions such as comfort touch, energy work, and compressions.

    • 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.

    • Provides ongoing education to the clinical team of appropriateness and/or contraindications for treatment.


    Massage Therapist

    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • High school diploma or GED
    • At least one year of clinical massage therapy experience
    • Licensure/Certification: Current license, state certification, or registered as a Massage Therapist in good standing
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance, if needed
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including, but not limited to, Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Previous experience in home health, hospice or senior care environment

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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