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Cleveland Clinic Massage Therapist in Lyndhurst, Ohio

Job ID: 138460

Administers therapeutic massage and bodywork modalities, including deep tissue, Swedish, trigger point, stretching, pregnancy/post-partum massage, acupressure, reflexology and hydro-therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patient to determine medical history, condition, desired results and appropriate modality.

  • Applies selected modality, concentrating on any areas of particular discomfort.

  • Monitors patient's responses to treatment and adjusts, changes or terminates treatment based on feedback.

  • Properly documents patient information, interview responses, treatments, feedbacks and results.

  • Maintains therapy area in a clean, safe, sterile and Organizational state. Orders supplies as necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High school grad or equivalent plus Graduate of an accredited massage therapy program

Certifications:

  • Licensed in Massage Therapy (LMT) by the State of Ohio.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).

  • For Hospice staff only: Valid Ohio Driver’s License upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

  • For Hospice staff only: Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience providing massage services or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

  • Experience working in a health care field preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients and equipment, lifting of items in excess of 30 pounds.

  • Requires standing and walking for extended times.

  • Ability to assist with positioning and transporting patients; e.g., carts and wheelchairs.

  • Requires the ability to maneuver equipment and motor coordination to operate equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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