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Hospice Massage Therapist

Litchfield, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 24, 2024
Closing date
Jul 24, 2024

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Full Time
Ecumen Hospice - Litchfield
Hospice Massage Therapist - Part Time .2FTE (16hrs bi-weekly) - We offer competitive pay, Mileage Reimbursement and a fun & supportive team environment.

Ecumen Hospice-Litchfield is hiring a Hospice Massage Therapist. Ecumen Hospice-Litchfield provides in-home and community-based services in the Litchfield, Minnesota area. The Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

The Hospice Massage Therapist is responsible for providing massage therapy services under the direction of the Clinical Director according to the hospice patient's unique plan of care.

About Us:

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Assesses patients for appropriate medical indication for service and performs assessment to determine effectiveness of therapy.
  2. Directs and assists patients through massage therapy interventions to assist with alleviating symptoms of anxiety, depression, isolation, agitation, restlessness, sleeplessness, pain, muscle tension, circulation, stiffness, contractures, limited mobility, relaxation, and comfort.
  3. Utilizes interventions such as comfort touch, energy work, and compressions.
  4. Maintains necessary records; clinical notes, charting, coordination notes, which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record within 24 hours of session and modified as needed.
  5. Provides ongoing education to the clinical team of appropriateness and/or contraindications for treatment.

Massage Therapist Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least one year of clinical massage therapy experience.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current license, state certification, or registered as a Massage Therapist in good standing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including, but not limited to, Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in home health, hospice or senior care environment.

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