UnityPoint Health Massage Therapist in Moline, Illinois

UnityPoint at Home

Quad Cities IA/IL

Home Hospice Care

FTE: .01 PRN (per diem, as needed)

Varies- Set Self Schedule

This position provides massage therapy for relaxation, pain and symptom management relief for hospice patients.

  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan. Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.

  • Consistently utilizes a patient-centered approach considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned service area.

  • Provides therapeutic massage in accordance with written physician plan of treatment and patient evaluation.

  • Cleans, maintains, prepares and adjusts massage therapy equipment in accordance with industry standards.

  • Develops and administers plan of treatment in collaboration with the hospice IDT.

  • Participates in regular care planning with other disciplines involved.

  • Instructs patient/family/caregivers in administration of the treatment plan.

  • Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.

  • Identifies and refers patient/family/caregivers to appropriate individuals or agencies as necessary.

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.

  • Delivers quality care consistent with Hospice Conditions of Participation, qualifying hospice criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care.

  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance at work.

  • Behaves in a manner consistent with Mission, Vision, Values and Expectations for Excellence.

  • Maintains compliance with OSHA, Accreditation Standards and Risk Management guidelines.

  • Maintains compliance with Personnel policies and procedures

  • Behaves in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance policies and procedures.

  • Utilizes electronic clinical record; maintaining confidentiality and care of equipment.

  • Demonstrates competency in hospice philosophy

  • Responsible for accurate documentation (ie: following care plan, appropriate utilization of resources to achieve quality outcomes, conferences, discharges, billing corrections, coding.)

  • Achieve certification in Integrated Care Management within 1 year of hire. Certification includes completing the Integrated Care Management formal training session, successfully completing assigned computer based-learning modules within 2 weeks of training, and a competency evaluation. Use the Integrated Care Management philosophy, skills, tools and documentation in clinical practice. Demonstrate competency in selected ICM skills annually.

  • Employee is responsible for completion of communication tasks and activities in a timely manner. This would include, but is not limited to: responding to email, voicemail or telephone messages, promptly, accurately, and professionally; attending staff meetings as scheduled or viewing videotapes of those meetings; asking questions of team members and supervisors when needing clarification about various day-to-day issues or patient needs; and reviewing employee communication pieces, to stay aware of UnityPoint at Home programs and initiatives.

  • Ability to demonstrate competence and maintain current knowledge in providing massage therapy to neonates through geriatrics.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.

  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Valid drivers license and automobile insurance in accordance with state and/or organizational requirements

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of professional massage therapy principles and practices.

  • Possession of licensure as a massage therapist issued by the State of Illinois and/or State of Iowa Department of Health (Dual Licensure will be required within 90 days of hire).

Requisition ID: 2018-42014

Street: 106 19th Ave

Name: 9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate

Name: Therapy Srvc- Hosp- QC

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Hours are self-scheduled

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org