Registered Massage Therapist
MVMTLAB Sports Performance Clinic
Vancouver, BC
MVMTLAB Sports Performance Clinic
Salary: $25.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Other Technical Occupations in Therapy and Assessment (3235)
NOC Job Title: Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
Job Location(s)
55 Water street
#500
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 1A1, Canada
Job Description
We are looking for an outstanding athlete-practitioner to join our team as a Registered Massage Therapist focused on treating runners and track & field athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Interview clients to gather medical information/physical condition to determine massage techniques that will be most helpful to relieve pain and stress • Utilizing knowledge and experience as a competitive athlete, create therapeutic and rehabilitative massage treatment plans for elite athletes to ensure continued top performance and/or recovery from injury. • Teach specialized classes to elite athletes providing techniques and therapies that focus on prevention and recovery from injury to maximize top performance. • Collaborate with other health care professionals, such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, physicians, and psychologists, to develop treatment plans for clients. • Assess clients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion. • Provide clients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation, and rehabilitative exercises. • Refer clients to other types of therapists when necessary. • Inform clients about benefits and risk of treatments and procedure • Perform other adjunctive therapies or treatment techniques in addition to massage as needed • Use complementary aids, such as infrared lamps, laser, wet compresses, ice, heat pads, shockwave therapy as needed, to promote clients' recovery, relaxation, and well-being.
The ideal candidate possesses or exceeds the following qualifications:

  • Is a Registered Massage Therapist licensed to work in British Columbia • Is (or was) an elite level athlete having competed at a National and/or International and/or Professional level, as a Runner and/or Track & Field Athlete, or in a related field with a strong background in injuries experienced by competitive runners • Has exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated customer service experience • Has at least 1-2 years of experience working with and treating high-level competitive athletes both for injury recovery and prevention protocols • Has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Biology, Applied Sciences, Neurology, or Exercise Physiology • Has an interest & demonstrated ability to teach group classes, and to co-develop a running program aimed at current patients wanting to increase their running performance in combination with clinical treatments • Can demonstrate a solid understanding of DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stability) and Neuroplasticity principles, how they apply to the diagnostics process of a patient's issues and how to translate those findings into an effective treatment plan • Has perfect command of the English language and is a strong communicator, both verbally and in written form • Demonstrated prior knowledge of the JaneApp online booking system
The pay we offer is competitive, with a guaranteed minimum of 30 hours per week at a base rate of $25/hr, plus $30 bonus per 1hr-massage completed. Additional pay available when teaching running performance and/or Neuroplasticity-based sports rehabilitation classes and seminars. Employee benefits include free treatments from any of our Chiropractors or Physiotherapists, as needed. Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Email: mvmtlab500@gmail.com

How to Apply
Expiring: Jul 24, 2019

Email: mvmtlab500@gmail.com

By Mail:
55 Water street
#500
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 1A1, Canada