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Massage Therapist

Company: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

General opening in Anchorage, Alaska. This and other massage therapist jobs brought to you by AlliedHealthJobCafe.com Massage Therapist job in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a civilian position providing care to specialized U.S. active duty military personnel. The MT is part of a new Human Performance team that will work to optimize fitness and quality of life for military personnel who undergo extreme stresses to their bodies in the line of duty. Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.Any state license honored Full-time hoursPTOPaid holidaysCompetitive Compensation & Employment Package Massage Therapist Job Overview:

  • Provide pre-habilitation of musculoskeletal conditions in specialize military personnel.
  • Evaluate and provide massage therapy to assigned personnel as part of a pre-habilitation program. Pre-habilitation is intended to strengthen core musculoskeletal (MSK) system to enhance resistance to neck and back injury. Also, health lifestyle education is addressed as part of an overall health maintenance program to enhance injury resistance.
  • Massage therapy as part of an overall strength and conditioning program, focusing on neck and back pain, will improve the overall quality of life for specialized personnel.
  • Evaluate and provide pre-habilitation for all assigned personnel. Follow-up
  • appointments will be based on need, pre-habilitative plans, and any potential coordination with members' military and/or civilian healthcare team.
  • Develop Individualized Program (IP) for each member served. The MT, working with other team members will develop an IP for each assigned member.
  • The goals of this IP are to increase neck and back conditioning and overall health to minimize the risk of neck and back injury and to minimize the severity of any
  • injury experienced by the member by addressing neck and back strain encountered by members.
  • Provide ongoing massage therapy. Every crew member will have varying degrees of need with regard to massage therapy.
  • Optimize scheduling to maximize the benefit to the crew involved.
    Determine the optimal time for each therapy visit and ensure as many of the personnel as practical may receive therapy. This will involve assessing the greatest needs and implementing a schedule strategy to best meet the needs for massage therapy focusing on neck and back pain.
  • Advise unit commanders on matters related to injury prevention. Identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop protocols and standard operating procedures (SOP) for fitness programs.
  • Advise unit commanders of administrative matters, purchasing of supplies and equipment, and supplemental fiscal requests related to interventions and professional services provided.
  • Conduct equipment, product, and literature reviews to ensure that the program continues to improve as our understanding of injury prevention evolves.
  • Provide Human Performance and Pre-habilitative trending metrics reportMassage Therapist Job Qualifications:
    • CPR with AED
    • Licensure: active, current, unrestricted. Any U.S. state.
    • Graduated from a MT certification program
    • Experience working with professional and/or collegiate athletes, or equivalent
    • Minimum of four (4) years' experience, highly preferred
      • Ability to design and present computer-generated outcome analysis information in order to provide timely and effective peer and higher level educational programs or project briefings.
      • Oral and written communication skills in order to meaningfully interact with peers, outside agencies, vendors, providers, and Military Health System (MHS) stakeholders to exchange information, provide briefings and presentations, participate in research, and develop metrics to demonstrate or advance effective and efficient aircrew neck and back pain prevention.
      • Skill in effective team dynamics in order to facilitate the exchange of information/education, enhance goal achievement, and identify change in system or policy at any level.
      • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations, professional code of ethics, AF guidance, DoD guidance, and practice standards in order to ensure adherence within legal and professional parameters.
      • Skill in use of research tools in order to critically evaluate existing practices, opportunities, and outcomes.
      • Knowledge of computers and software applications in order to conduct data collection, tracking, trending, and analysis. This is a pre-soliciation for an upcoming potential contract. If working in this position in the future is of interest to you, we welcome you to apply. This is for a potential position only.

Keywords: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES, Anchorage , Massage Therapist, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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