• Hospice Massage Therapist

    Company : Name Ecumen Hospice Owatonna
    ID 2019-14985
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(1/10/2020 6:07 PM)
  • Overview

    **$500 Sign on Bonus**

    Ecumen Hospice is currently seeking a casual, Massage Therapist for its newest branch in Owatonna. This position will begin in a casual status, and will grow as the Ecumen Hospice Owatonna census grows.


    Ecumen Hospice is a non-profit, Medicare-certified hospice that has been providing life-honoring care in Minnesota for almost 30 years. We serve those who are experiencing a life-limiting condition and the people that are closest to them, through a comprehensive offering of services which include but are not limited to: physician oversight, nursing, social work, spiritual care, hospice aide assistance, music therapy, massage therapy, volunteer services, pet therapy, and bereavement care.


    Ecumen employees are dedicated to empowering those we serve to lead richer, fuller lives and we have been consistently recognized as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.


    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.


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