Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Massage Therapist-Family Resource Center

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/31/2018 11:09 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    Part time postiion

    Schedule: 4 days per week for 5 hours per day, or 5 days per week 4 hours a day. Looking for afternoon/evening coverage preferred.  

    Benefits eligible


    The Massage Therapist is responsible for implementing massage therapy programs and services to meet the needs of parents, guardians and families.  The FRC massage therapist will demonstrate competence defined (*) in Massage therapy responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care and services to parents and caregivers of inpatient families.  Please Note: This position will NOT perform massages on patients. 


    Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.


    The Massage Therapist supports, communicates, implements and enforces the philosophy, mission, values, standards, policies and procedures of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

    1. Evaluates Parents/Caregivers with varied diagnoses to determine appropriateness of massage therapy services and develops an individualized treatment plan incorporating patient and family needs.

    2. Administers massage therapy treatment to parents and caregivers to promote relaxation and improve pulmonary function; utilizes stress reduction techniques and other modalities to meet each parents and caregivers specific needs and achieve therapy goals; observes progress and/or changes in parents/caregivers condition and modifies treatment plan accordingly.

    3. Documents parents and caregivers  evaluation results, in compliance with documentation requirements of the hospital and accrediting associations; utilizes appropriate computerized or standardized documentation methods, as applicable to caseload.

    4. aintains the administrative functions of individual caseload, including scheduling patients for treatment, and submitting timely documentation.

    5. ttends continuing education programs and participates in departmental in-service training programs to enhance professional development.

    6. onducts formal and informal Massage Therapy educational programs for hospital staff, students and community.

    7. heres to the department productivity standards.

    8. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.


    1. Completion of basic Curriculum for Therapeutic Massage from an accredited School of Massage Therapy.

    2. Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board.

    3. Certification in Neuromuscular and Myofascial Massage Therapy preferred.

    4. Certification in Newborn Massage Therapy and/or Infant Massage preferred.

    5. Previous massage therapy work experience in a hospital and/or pediatric setting preferred or clinical affiliation in the area of pediatrics.

    6. Strong interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills required.


     EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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