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Massage Therapist in Detroit, MI at Compassus

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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Job Description

Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.

At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. For many of our team members, this is more than a career—it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Massage Therapist to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.

Position Summary

The Massage Therapist is a qualified professional who has a working knowledge of neuromuscular therapy, anatomy, physiology and range of motion testing. As the Massage Therapist, you will treat patients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. You will relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, and aid in the general wellness of patients.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide massage therapy to patients in the home or facility
  • Talk with patients about symptoms, medical history and desired results
  • Use touch to treat patient’s injuries and to promote general wellness
  • Provide patients with guidance on stretching, strengthening, overall relaxation, and how to improve their posture
  • Communicate regularly with the Interdisciplinary team regarding patient care


  • Massage therapy skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to assess and respond to the needs of patients, families and caregivers
  • Ability to travel to patient homes and nursing facilities

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Massage Therapist License in the state of practice. One year experience in an approved massage therapy facility preferred. Home care/hospice experience preferred. Valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance.

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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