Weill Cornell Medical College Massage Therapist in New York, New York

Position Summary

Provides a full scope of massage techniques/services for patients and education for the staff and community, with the goal of enhancing patient well-being and quality of life. This role works primarily with outpatients, but may also work with hospitalized patients as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts massage therapy educational sessions for patients, clinicians, community groups and staff on the benefits of massage therapy.

  • Develops and maintains a portfolio of massage therapy educational materials for clinicians and patients, using print and non-print media.

  • Documents detailed visit summaries in the electronic medical record and plan for patient follow-up

  • Performs one-on-one consultations and treatment. Provides massage services tailored to patient needs.

Education

  • High School Diploma

Experience

Minimum 1000 hours and 1 year of massage experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Patience and a high capacity for empathy and perseverance.

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Current massage license in state of New York

  • Graduate from a National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork-Assigned (NCBTMB) school registered by the New York State Education Department as licensure qualifying

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Flexibility in availability for evening and/or weekend sessions.

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.