Massage Therapist

Reedsburg Area Medical Center   Reedsburg, WI   Full-time     Other
Posted on November 2, 2022

We are looking for a Massage Therapist to join our team!!

 

Schedule: 5 days per week

Hours per week: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday

Benefits: Absolutely, RAMC has a competitive benefits package!

 

Position Summary:
The Massage Therapist works in the Massage Therapy department and performs massages for private pay clients, IP's and community agencies.

 

Job Relationships:

Reports to Director of Rehab Services; collaborates with Rehab Services team, support staff and health care members. 

 

Primary Customer Served:

  • Neonatal (0 - 30 days)
  • Infant ( 31 days - 1 year)
  • Pediatric ( 1 - 12 years)
  • Adolescent ( 13 - 18 years)
  • Adult (19 - 65 years)
  • Geriatric ( > 66 years)
  • RAMC Employees
  • Community 

 

Education and Training Required:

  • State of Wisconsin licensed as Massage Therapist or Bodywork Therapist.
  • Membership in professional association preferred.
  • Completion of an accredited massage therapy program.
  • Knowledgeable in various modalities of massage.
  • CPR certification.

 

Experience: 

  • Previous massage experience in hot stone, Swedish, deep tissue and reflexology preferred.

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to communicate and work effectively with others. 
  • Demonstrates teaching ability.
  • Able to exercise independent judgement.
  • Maintains good physical and emotional well-being. 
  • Presents self in professional manner. 
  • Reliable transportation necessary for off site chair massages.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Physical Demands

  • Dynamic Strength - The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
  • Arm-Hand Strength - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Multilimbed Coordination - The ability to coordinate two or more limbs ( or example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. 
  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Stamina - The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath. 
  • Frequently stand and walk.
  • Occasionally bending squatting, crouching. 
  • Rarely life up to 50 pounds with transferring and positioning clients. 

Sight:

  • Frequently use near sighted vision acuity for reading, writing, assessing skin integrity. 

Cognition/Communication:

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. 
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made. 
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
  • Service Orientation - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Constant indoor, patient environment.

Potential Hazards: 

  • Occasional exposure to infectious blood/body fluids and disease requiring isolation, red infectious waste, toxic/caustic chemical hazards and hazardous waste, needles/syringes/sharps, potential physical harm and moving mechanical parts while performing patient care. 

Psychological, Situational, Functional Factors:

  • Sufficiently use interpersonal skills to work closely with others including patients, family members and coworkers.
  • Frequently show flexibility in dealing with frequently changing tasks, schedule and requirements on your time.
  • Frequently use problem solving and analyzing skills with speed, consistency and accuracy in job performance.
  • Frequently work alone under stressful situations.
  • Occasionally be able to commit to a job task for a period of time or with sustained concentration.
  • Occasionally be creative, be able to direct, plan or monitor activities of others, and be able to use judgment/decision making skills.
  • Occasionally be able to manage conflict or difficult situations either with patients, family members or coworkers.

 


Reedsburg Area Medical Center

2000 North Dewey Avenue
Reedsburg , WI
https://www.ramchealth.com/