Massage Therapist Job Description

Massage Therapist Job Description

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Massage therapist provides various massage options including but not limited to Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Sports or other massage within the scope of practice and licensing.

Massage Therapist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective massage therapist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included massage therapist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains the highest level of product knowledge and has complete knowledge of all spa service presently offered
Customize massage sessions to the individual clients
Assist in the promotion of the health and wellness benefits to clients receiving massage therapy on a regular basis
Perform consecutive professional quality massages, within scope of practice and licensing (as applicable)
Design customized sessions based on client's individual needs
Promote the health & wellness benefits to clients receiving massage on a regular basis
Generate new clientele by promoting member referral and guest pass programs
Follow draping protocols and adhere to code of conduct requirements
Maintain professional appearance and have reliable, on time attendance
Assists in the education and promotion of the health and wellness benefits to clients receiving massage therapy on a regular basis

Massage Therapist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Massage Therapist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, CAMTC, CMATC, AED, AHA

Education for Massage Therapist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the massage therapist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Education, Massage Therapy, Conducting, School of Massage Therapy, Education Program, General Education, Healthcare, Exercise Science, Management, Technical

Skills for Massage Therapist

Desired skills for massage therapist include:

Experience in performing Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
Body treatments
Basic PC operating
Various modalities
Services and amenities available to guests to help them feel at home
Comprehensive massage therapy
Previous spa experience
Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
Experience in performing Swedish Massage
Packages

Desired experience for massage therapist includes:

Perform consecutive 50-minute, 80-minute, and 110-minute quality massage therapy sessions within scope of training and utilizing draping protocols
Create accurate and legible client intake notes
Design customized sessions based on member/guest's individual needs
Safeguard client information and confidentiality
Generate new clientele through promoting member referrals and guest pass programs
Promoting therapeutic benefits of regular massage therapy lifestyle programs

Massage Therapist Examples

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Massage Therapist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a massage therapist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for massage therapist
  • Must follow Massage Envy policies and protocols
  • Performing high-quality treatment services with complete focus on the customer
  • Recommending wellness plans, upgrades and products based on customer needs
  • Creating a warm, fun, friendly relationship with members and guests, encouraging massage treatments on a regular basis and educating them on the appropriate bodywork for their needs
  • Providing enhanced therapies suited to each customer’s need, including Aromatherapy Treatments, Enhanced Muscle Therapy Treatments, and Exfoliating Foot Treatments, according to our protocols
  • Maintaining clean and organized treatment rooms, fresh for each customer
  • Utilizing Massage Envy draping protocols
  • Promote the health, wellness and frequency benefits of massages
  • Promote the health, wellness and frequency benefits of masssage
  • Must be available nights and/or weekends
Qualifications for massage therapist
  • Reliable, punctual attendance
  • Perform professional quality massage, within scope of practice and certification
  • If performing hot stone, deep muscle, total body stretch or prenatal therapy, must have appropriate training and satisfy the minimum clinic education hours
  • Full and part time available
  • Participates with a strong interest/ proved history in continuing education to improve effectiveness (preferred)
  • Available to work at least one weekend shift each week (Saturday/Sunday)
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Massage Therapist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a massage therapist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for massage therapist
  • Completing Wellness Chart documentation accurately and completely
  • Must have a valid California or County of Santa Barbara Massage License
  • High commission potential
  • Massage Therapy License for the state of Pennsylvania is required
  • Massage Therapy chair would be need to be provided and supplies
  • Knowledge of and experience in customizing each session to the clients needs knowledge of and experience in performing other modalities offered by Massage Envy
Qualifications for massage therapist
  • Free CEU credits and training available for Hot Stone, Prenatal and Total Body Stretch modalities
  • Free CEU credits and training for Hot Stone, Prenatal and Total Body Stretch modalities
  • Must adhere to all applicable local and state licensing laws and regulations related to the massage therapy services provided, including maintaining current Massage License
  • State of Texas License in Massage Therapy
  • Understands and believes in the healing benefits of regular massage therapy and bodywork
  • CAMTC license is required

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