Massage Therapist FR - Per Diem

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 176893-1A
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

JOB SUMMARY:         

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission to care, to heal, and to excel in service to our community.  This professional staff position will have an impact on improving patient satisfaction by providing the best possible massage therapy sessions to individuals to meet their needs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Required:  High School Diploma or G.E.D. and Massage Therapy Certificate

 

Experience:

Required:  At least one year in pregnancy massage and/or massage for cancer patients

Preferred:  Craniosacral and hot stone massage

 

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:

Required:   Massachusetts Massage Therapy License

Preferred:  National Certification Board for Therapeutic and Bodywork (NCTMB)

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations.  This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.

 

As part of the Community Health Institute team, the Massage Therapist:

 

  • Assesses individuals for massage, solicits information from the client that will be helpful in developing the most favorable outcomes for the use of the therapy.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of relaxation, and other specific techniques.
  • Provides massage according to the required standards.
  • Completes all paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Maintains equipment by cleaning therapy tables and reporting any damaged equipment to supervisor.
  • Maintains supply inventory by monitoring supply levels, ordering and stocking new supplies.

Shift

Per Diem, as needed by the department

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.