Massage Therapist - Cancer Center (Part Time)

UnityPoint Health

Requisition ID
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
202 10th St SE
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
Cedar Rapids
Oncology Administration
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday thru Friday Days - 16 Hours Per Week
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


Description of Position:


The Massage Therapist is responsible for the delivery of therapeutic modalities of massage services to cancer wellness patients, caregivers, inpatients, and St. Luke’s associates. These services may include various styles of massage therapy. 

In addition, the Massage Therapist is responsible for the preparation, daily maintenance/cleaning, inventory and oversight of equipment and products that are inherent and/or necessary for the delivery of massage therapy.




Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

% of Time


Patient Care

·        To provide therapeutic massage to cancer patients, caregivers, inpatients, and associates.

·        Active role in promotional efforts related to the department and hospital goals.

     90 %

Basic UPH Performance Criteria        

·        Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·        Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·        Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·        Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·        Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·        Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.



Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

·        Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

·        Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

·        Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment: 


·        Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

·        Enthusiastically engage in our work.

·        Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

·        Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

·        Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

·        Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

·        Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

·        Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

·        Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

·        Have the courage to challenge the status quo.



Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.





500 hours at an accredited massage therapy program.

All required CE’s per date of licensure.







1 year

Any experience within a hospital or medical setting.






Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Valid Iowa Massage Therapy License


Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Lymphatic Massage

Cancer Massage

Orthopedic Massage

Myofascial Massage














Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.



Job ID: 76457

Posted 6 days ago

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