Registered Massage Therapist (RMT, Sports Health)

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Cleveland Clinic Canada



*CCHS Facility: *Cleveland Clinic Canada, Midtown

*Department: *Clinical Services


*Job Title:* Registered Massage Therapist

*Reporting to:* Clinical Lead, Rehabilitation


Cleveland Clinic Canada – Midtown (formerly the reputable, Sports Medicine Specialists est. 1991) is a busy, multidisciplinary sports medicine and rehabilitation clinic near Yonge and Eglinton in Toronto.

We are a friendly, collaborative team of experienced physiotherapists, sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, chiropractors, athletic therapists, personal trainers, registered massage therapists, PTA’s and a chiropodist that support one another to help our patients achieve their individual goals. Many practitioners work with professional teams like Toronto FC, Toronto Argonauts, National Ballet of Canada, PWHL, Canada Basketball, or at national and international events including the Pan Am and Olympic Games.



We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated registered massage therapist to join our exemplary team.

The candidate must be a graduate of an accredited massage therapy training program and in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.


*JOB SUMMARY: *

The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of massage therapy experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Work experience in healthcare or sports is an asset.

The therapist is responsible for providing massage therapy to patients to help them address specific musculoskeletal injuries or relieve muscle tension. The therapist must be knowledgeable in a variety of orthopedic conditions and use various massage therapy techniques to achieve individualized therapeutic treatment goals.


_*Currently in need of coverage on Tuesday & Friday evenings and Saturday. *_


*KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: *
* Perform health history and update on patients prior to each visit
* Ascertain necessary precautions/contraindications prior to each visit
* Assess patient soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength and range of motion as appropriate.
* Develops individualized treatment plan to address patient needs and health conditions
* Explains risks, benefits, alternatives prior to providing treatment
* Explains procedures, and applies techniques appropriate to the patient’s needs and preferences
* Observes patient reaction to the treatment and solicits feedback and responds accordingly.
* Provides patient with post-treatment instruction and exercise as appropriate
* Refer to other health professionals as required to address patient needs
* Maintains accurate and confidential patient chart and progress notes
* Upholds the highest standards of hygiene and professional conduct
* Keep massage therapy room clean, organized and professional.
* Continuously update skills and knowledge through continuing education and professional development

*ABOUT CLEVELAND CLINIC *



As a global, academic medical centre, Cleveland Clinic has provided world class patient care to people from around the world since 1921.

Our ongoing commitment to innovation and research has led to many incredible medical firsts including the first coronary artery bypass. These extraordinary credentials along with our passion for our patients have generated global recognition and demand for our model of care.

Cleveland Clinic Canada, the Canadian location of the Cleveland Clinic, opened in 2006 and has two locations in downtown and midtown Toronto. Our multi-disciplinary team of clinicians provides a variety to help our patients’ age well and move better.

To learn more visit www.clevelandclinic.ca.

Job Type: Casual


Benefits:
* Flexible schedule

Application question(s):
* Are you willing to work Saturdays?
* Are you willing to work Tuesday and Friday evenings?


Experience:
* massage therapy: 3 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:
* Massage Therapist Certification & Registration (preferred)


Work Location: In person