General Internal Medicine
The Massage Therapist is responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, massage therapeutic intervention, reevaluation and education of patients who are referred for massage. The Massage Therapist works closely with the patient/client in providing individualized care.
Manual applications of compression, stretch, vibration , mobilization of the tissues beneath the dermis including the components of the musculoskeletal system, peripheral vessels of the circulatory system and fascia, when applied primarily to parts of the body other than the hands, feet and head.
Any combination of range of motion, directed, assisted or passive movements of the joints. Including the therapeutic applications of heat, essential oils. Documentation including; Patient Demographic, Chief Complaint/Purpose of Visit, Impression Report, Plan of treatment including areas treated, Evidence of evaluation, Patient Education, Understanding of Content, and Communication with referring provider where applicable.
The Massage Therapist will determine future return appointment schedules as outlined in plan of care, and document treatment progress in documentation system.
Certification from a state approved school of therapeutic massage with at least 750 hours of massage therapy related 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. Completion of a hospital-based massage therapy training program preferred. Experience working with medically frail, hospitalized, oncology patients preferred. Oncology/Palliative Continuing Education training preferred.
Board certified in massage through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB preferred).
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. 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 Arizona. Complies with any and all city, state, and national requirements to maintain certification.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $26.60 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
as needed, supplemental
Scheduled work shifts will occur during clinic business hours between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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