Massage Therapist - Supplemental

General Internal Medicine
Position description
The massage therapist is responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, therapeutic massage, reevaluation and education of patients who are referred for massage. The massage therapist works closely with the patient in providing individualized care. The massage therapist will apply therapeutic massage for the patient as needed and discussed in their plan of care. These techniques may include effleurage, petrissage, compression, stretching, range of motion, and other manual manipulation of the soft tissue. The massage session may also include energy work, hot and cold applications and essential oils as needed. The massage therapist will determine return appointment schedules as outlined in the plan of care and document treatment progress in the EMR. Documentation will include chief complaint/purpose of visit, plan of care, areas treated, patient education and understanding of consent. When applicable, the massage therapist will communicate with the referring provider regarding massage therapy sessions, goals, and progress specific to individual patients.
Certification from a state approved COMTA accredited school of therapeutic massage with at least 750 hours of massage therapy training; 1,000 hours + preferred. Maintain completion of 24 hours or more of continuing education every two years. Three years' experience as a massage therapist, preferably in a healthcare delivery system. Board certified in massage through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) preferred. Completion of a hospital-based massage therapy training program preferred.
Additional qualifications
Ability to perform safe and effective massage therapy requiring: visual assessment skills, verbal, written, and auditory communication skills, fine motor function and coordination, manual sensitivity, physical strength and stamina. Ability to assimilate complex objective and subjective data and make clinical judgments based on the information provided by the patient, gathered from medical records, and provided by the health care team. Massage therapist complies with any and all city and state requirements to maintain certification.
License or certification
Active license to practice massage therapy in the State of Florida. Board certified in massage through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.09 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
Hours / Pay period
as needed, supplemental
Schedule details
Shifts will be as needed, there are no set or guaranteed hours with this position.
Weekend schedule
Shifts will be as needed, there are no set or guaranteed hours with this position.
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Casondra Johnson
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).