Per Diem Massage Therapist
- Coronado Hospital
- Per Diem
Shift Start Time:Variable
Shift End Time:Variable
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
What You Will Do
Provides massage therapy service to maximize the well-being of our patients. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team. Performs massage on Sharp employees, community members and patients to promote positive morale and health.
- Massage Therapist - California Massage Therapy Council -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
- Bachelor's Degree Health related field
- Certificate degree of an accredited school of Massage therapy. 1,000 hours massage therapy training with accredited Massage Therapy School certification
- 2 Years Clinical experience as a massage therapist
- Actively participates in departmental goals
Participates in departmental activities, such as CQI, staff meetings, and chart review.
Participate in committees and system wide activities when requested as departmental representative
Meets productivity standards established by department leadership .
Participates in any plan to improve customer satisfaction.
Patient Satisfaction scores meet percentile ranking established by leadership
Contributes to the massage therapy program development, maintenance and expansion
Provides positive public relations of program to community.
Conducts or participates in training nursing/physician staff in massage therapy techniques and goals.
- Assess and implement treatment plans
Initiate and assess patients/clients referred to Massage Therapy
Competent to implement treatment programs using massage techniques as prescribed.
Assesses needs of patient formulating goals as patient progresses.
Demonstrates ability to adapt massage techniques to the changing needs of older adults within the hospital and the Motion Center program.
Assessment of inpatient performed within 48 hours of received order
Ascertains appropriateness of treatment ordered
Demonstrates creativity skill, and efficiency in designing treatment plans
Confers with physicians, Nursing and Therapy staff both concerning patient care and for Program Development
Explains massage procedures to patient/client/family
Seeks assistance with unfamiliar situations
Cooperative and courteous to the customers and demonstrates appropriate awareness of age and cultural needs as part of Sharp HealthCare's commitment to customer satisfaction.
- Clinical support
Observes all safety precautions as described in the policies and procedures of Sharp HealthCare and the department.
Maintains the department and treatment areas in safe, clean and orderly fashion.
Effectively completes clinical support duties as assigned.
Reports all health and safety concerns in a timely manner
Assures equipment is in its proper location and functioning properly, immediately reports malfunctioning equipment to bio-med and supervisor
Ensures prescription is current prior to evaluating patients.
Documentation is completed in a timely, complete, legible, concise and accurate manner.
Documentation follows Sharp Healthcare guidelines, professional guidelines.
Maintains records pertinent to departmental operations.
Completes all documentation elements as appropriate.
Charts an accurate and complete account of care provided and patient's response.
- Professional development
Identifies own needs for skills training and practice opportunities and demonstrates initiative in taking classes or attending programs related to work area. Develops self through identification of learning gaps and improves practice/performance. Demonstrates consistent application of techniques for quality patient care both in the clinical setting and in the testing realm of initial/annual/ongoing competency education.
Demonstrating process of self-discovery including knowledge of strengths and weaknesses and view deficiencies as opportunities for growth.
Participates in 16 hours of continuing education, which may include outside education and self-study guides.
Participates in in-services and in-house educational opportunities
Maintains individual in-service/performance records.
Applies knowledge gained from continuing education.
Establishes and meets self-identified annual goals.
Participates in professional organizations
Receives specialized clinical certifications and competencies
Completing all initial competencies.
Consistently demonstrating competency as identified in the on-going assessment and evaluation.
Schedules client massages
Communicates departmental issues.
Accepts changes and demonstrates flexibility when asked regarding work schedules and assignments.
Completes additional assignments in a timely manner
Offers suggestions for resolving operational issues within the department.
Provides unit specific information to new personnel
Actively sets priorities and adjusts to unscheduled situations.
Completes all regulatory requirements
Takes initiative in using time effectively.
Practices cost-effective use of supplies
Participates on at least 1 of the following: (department project, committee or quality
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Background in wellness or health care setting and knowledge in proper exercise mechanics is preferred.
- Must have customer service experience and communicating both verbally and in writing in English.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class
Bachelor's Degree; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; Massage Therapist - California Massage Therapy Council; H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
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