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(PT) Massage Therapist - UHealth Campus

Company: The University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Current Employees:If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet.Transforming LivesThe University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.The Department of Family Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Massage Therapist to work in the UHealth Campus. The Massage Therapist, TP* performs massage therapy techniques to control pain, reduce stress, and promote relaxation for clients in assigned healthcare facility. Additionally, the incumbent obtains a client's basic medical history, assesses their problems and conditions, and suggests appropriate massage techniques based on their current health.Administers table and chair massages for patients, pre-treatment, and post-treatment.Works in a variety of settings, such as outpatient, inpatient, and infusion areas.Manages inventories and treatment areas.Interviews patients to gather medical information, assessing clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.Administers therapy treatments to patients using hands or physical aids, massaging muscles and soft tissues of the body to provide treatment for medical conditions or injuries.Prepares and blends various oils and applies the blends to clients' skins.Confers with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful.Provides clients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement, stretching, strengthening, relaxation, and rehabilitation.Collaborates with other health care professionals, such as physical therapists, chiropractors, physicians, etc. to develop a treatment plan both within the Integrative Health team and outside of it.Insures cleanliness of treatment rooms.Able to teach students core concepts of massage therapy.This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in relevant fieldMinimum 2 years of relevant experienceCurrent License in the State of FloridaCertification in at least two of the following: neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, lymphatic massage, medical massage is preferredAble to work collaboratively as a team member including understanding their contribution and limitations to patient care.Respects and has a willingness to learn from other providers.Willingness to think creatively about effective delivery of care with a goal of improving patient outcomes.Commitment to lifelong learning and sharing of information.Orientation toward continually refining practice via ongoing education.Ability and willingness to be self-reflective and receptive to feedback.Willingness to attend and participate in team meetings.Communicates with providers across the UM Medical campus as appropriate.Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Part timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:h85

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