Providence Health & Services Oncology Massage Therapist - Integrative Medicine in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day Shift Massage Therapist to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Take a holistic approach to the maintenance of health and management of disease with focus on improving overall wellbeing of patients throughout the Integrative Medicine (IM) Clinic.

  • Work closely with the Integrative Medicine Medical Director and Disney Family Cancer Center (DFCC) Director to ensure that evidence-based therapies are provided to our patients.

  • Provide massage services as a certified Massage Therapist.

  • Provide safe, effective and appropriate Massage Therapy services to DFCC patients/clients with and without a cancer diagnosis, taking into account individual patient‘s special physical or age-related needs.

  • Perform health history on clients and updates prior to each session.

  • Determine if patient is receptive and agrees to the procedure.

  • Observe client reactions to services and modify as necessary.

  • Solicit feedback and responds accordingly.

  • Document all sessions performed according to established guidelines.

  • Participate in the clinical research sponsored by the IM Program.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of accredited School of Massage Therapy

  • Current Massage License Certification

  • Oncology experience

  • Knowledge of currently accepted massage therapy, theory and practice and associated legal and ethical issues

  • Ability to adapt massage therapies to the unique needs of the clients

  • Ability to establish therapeutic relationships with clients

  • Ability to read and write therapy notes, reports, clinical notes and communications to / from other team members as necessary

  • Solid communication, organization and problem solving skills

  • Ability to use computerized communication, billing and e-mail software programs

  • Ability to evaluate clinical matters and ask for help when needed

  • Requires skills in patient/client evaluation and therapy.

  • Ability to talk with patients, explain procedure, establish rapport.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School dilpoma or equivalent

  • Three years of clinical patient experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 207422