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University of Utah Health Massage Therapist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position assists the healthcare provider in providing massage to patients and provides direct massage therapy services to staff, patients or visitors at their request, following the established protocol.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Administers massage therapy treatments within the scope of practice of massage therapy. Adjusts treatment given based on the patient's condition and response to treatment.

  • Provides massage when requested and as outlined by a provider's orders.

  • Educates the patient about the treatment provided.

  • Documents treatments, and summarizes financial and volume information. May implement research assessments for evidence-based outcomes. May deposit payments.

  • Carries out treatment within the plan developed by medical providers under general supervision.

  • May present information publicly on the benefits of massage and available services.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to interact appropriately with customers in a complex, challenging environment and work with providers in job situations not previously defined. Promotes the value of massage therapy to a wide range of customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize situations that can be handled independently verses those that need to be referred to other providers or the manager.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit.

  • Demonstrated principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

Qualifications

Qualifications Licenses Required

  • Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

  • Current licensure to practice as a Massage Therapist in the State of Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Experience working with multiple modalities including: Craniosacral therapy, energy work, Jin Shin Jyutsu, lymphatic drainage, and medical massage.

  • Five years of applicable experience.

  • Multilingual capabilities.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 44828
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type PRN
Shift Variable
Work Schedule We are open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and provide chair massage to night nurses. Occasional weekend events may also need coverage.
Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department HCH RET 60N WELLNESS CENTER
Category Ambulatory

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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