Massage Therapist at THRIVE CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS LLC

Massage Therapist at THRIVE CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS LLC

02 Apr 2019

Massage Therapist at THRIVE CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS LLC

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Clinical Massage & Rehab Therapist ONLY Local candidates to St. Petersburg and surrounding area will be considered.Job Description: Clinical Massage & Rehab Therapist is a part-time clinical and rehab therapy position. No relaxation massage duties involved, only clinical medical massage, laser therapy and rehab therapies.You must have an ACTIVE Florida Massage License to be considered.Requirements: Active License to practice Massage Therapy in Florida. Current professional liability insurance policy in place. Be physically fit as this is a HIGHLY physical job doing medical massage therapy, rehabilitation therapies in a clinical setting with patients. Master of musculoskeletal anatomy and prior experience working in a clinical setting. Obtain training to be a certified Laser Technician using Lightforce FXi 15-Watt Class 4 Therapy Laser. Be trained and proficient using the ProtecSpine Vertical Decompression Therapy System. Be trained and proficient using the NORTHSTAR Objective Functional Testing & Measurement System by JTECH Medical. Exceptional patient interaction skills and Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent prioritization & organizational skills. (Meticulous and detail-oriented!) Ability to work independently as part of a team. Must have a sense of urgency and ability to manage highly sensitive and stressful situations. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Comply with all aspects of HIPAA, OIG and other government regulations of compliance. Physical Demands of the Position: This position is HIGHLY physical requiring the successful candidate being able to stand, bend, squat, push, pull, lift and move patients during various physical and rehabilitation therapies daily for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Work Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 8:30am - 12noon; 1:30pm-6pm. (flexible)Practice hours are based on patient flow and staff is expected to be here wellbefore patient hours start and staff do not leave until all patients are gone. Massage Therapy Duties: Perform Medical Manual Therapy on PI patients following the protocols as directed by physician. ProtecSpine Therapy Duties: Perform Protec Vertical Traction therapy on patients following the cervical or lumbar protocols as established in the practice. Be able to communicate effectively with the public about the ProtecSpine, how it works, what its used for, how it feels, our process, pricing, scheduling. Properly and accurately document ProtecSpine treatments and metrics on paper as well as in ChiroTouch EHR. Clean the Protec between patients as needed. Maintain the Protec area “stock with tissues, alcohol wipes, gowns, forms, etc. Monitor and maintain equipment accessories, paying special attention to visible wear and tear. Maintain proper biomechanics while performing clinical and therapeutic duties. Communicate with the doctor and/or practice manager regarding issues, concerns, or questions about the Protec or their clinical applications. Communicate with the doctor and/or practice manager about any issues regarding security, privacy, criminal activity, or anything that makes the therapist uncomfortable. NORTHSTAR Objective Functional Testing & Measurement System Duties: Perform Objective Range of Motion (ROM) measurements on all sections of spine and extremities using Northstar Echo wireless inclinometers. Perform Objective Grip Strength Testing on both hands using Northstar Echo wireless dynamometer. Perform Manual Muscle Testing (MMT) measurements on all extremities and/or spine using Northstar Echo wireless muscle tester. Properly and accurately document metrics and report in ChiroTouch EHR. Laser Therapy Duties: Perform laser treatments using our Class 4 15watt LightForce Deep Tissue laser according to training, protocols, and best practices. This is not cold laser, this is high powered hot laser therapy. Be able to communicate effectively with the public about the laser, how it works, what its used for, how it feels, our process, pricing, scheduling, etc. Properly and accurately document laser treatments and metrics in the paper log as well as in ChiroTouch EHR.Attend training as necessary to stay up-to-date on laser technology and best practices. Clean and sanitize the laser with alcohol wipes between patients as needed. Change sheets on the massage table or face covers on massage chair between patients. Maintain the laser area “stock with face paper, alcohol wipes, gowns, forms, etc. Review Laser Therapy after-care instructions with patients after treatment. Maintain proper biomechanics while performing clinical and therapeutic duties. Communicate with the doctor and/or practice manager regarding issues, concerns, or questions about the laser or clinical applications. Communicate with the doctor and/or practice manager about any issues regarding security, privacy, criminal activity, or anything that makes the employee uncomfortable. Other Duties: Be able to instruct patients on the proper use of the intersegmental traction table, cervical traction, and wobble seats when directed to do so by the doctor. Wipe down adjusting tables daily. Assist Dr. Kelley when performing consults, histories, exams, and re-exams. Enter re-exam data into patient daily notes as needed. Develop x-rays and monitor x-ray supplies (flash cards, x-rays jackets, large film, small film, etc.) and alert the doctor or practice manager when supplies are running low. Participate in training and marketing events as needed. Never provide medical advice to a patient or change their treatment unless directed by the doctor. Do not provide therapies if the doctor is not physically on premises.Communicate issues or challenges to the Chiropractic Physician and/or Practice Manager immediately. Other duties as assigned by the Chiropractic Physician or Practice Manager.Pay Scale:Hourly & DOE Ability to earn more with goal-driven bonus structure. To apply, e-mail resume and letter of interest to michael@thrivechirofl.com. Put the words "Thriving Well" in the subject line

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