Massage Therapist

Part Time

Willamette Vital Health, your local nonprofit that helps families through one of the most difficult times in life — losing a loved one — is searching for a massage therapist with a passion for quality and empathetic care. If that’s you, we would love to meet you.

Integral part of the hospice interdisciplinary team

1:1 patient care with a focus on quality of life

Flexible schedule

Mileage reimbursement

The Role:

We are looking for a part-time Massage Therapist who is available to work 16 hours per week or 32 hours every other week. WVH Massage Therapists functions as an integral part of the hospice interdisciplinary team to support the reduction of symptom burden for our hospice patients and bring comfort at the end of life. The Massage Therapist directs, provides and evaluates massage therapy services for hospice patients in the home or facility setting.

Who You Are:


  • Licensed Massage Therapist by the State of Oregon is required.
  • Successful completion of a full curriculum in an accredited massage therapy school.
  • Minimum of one year of experience, preferably in a health care setting.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19
  • CPR certification required.
  • Must have current driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Must have excellent and proven massage skills and techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a firm understanding of patient/clinician boundaries.
  • Knowledge of hospice concepts
  • Demonstrates respect for differing lifestyles.
  • Ability to function in high stress situations and manage multiple priorities.
  • Emotional maturity to cope with the ongoing needs of participating in a hospice program.
  • Ability to regularly walk bend, stoop, kneel, push, pull, grasp, reach, handle, and lift & carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, and make repetitive motions involving hands/wrists and feet involved in writing and driving.


  • Provides massage therapy that is individualized, goal directed and consistent with current standards of practice as well as hospice philosophy focusing on needs of patient and family.
  • Focuses on pain relief, relaxation, stress reduction, and energy conservation.
  • Knowledgeable about and supportive of hospice philosophy.
  • Collaborates with members of the Hospice Team in planning physical treatments identified in the plan of care.
  • Involving the patient and family, plans and implements appropriate interventions related to identified patient/family needs.
  • Provides education and information that facilitates self-care, health maintenance and wellness and/or death with dignity.
  • Identifies and assesses the patient and communicates patient and family needs to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Provides massage therapy in the home of the patient, care facility, adult foster home, and other patient locations as required.
  • Documents visit notes in electronic medical record (EMR) system.
  • Must relate to patient and families in an open, empathetic, and supportive manner while maintaining personal and professional boundaries.

Who We Are:

It’s not our organization itself that delivers deeply impactful work. It's our people. We’re an empathetic, resilient, diverse, and passionate group of people working together to create the best care possible for those facing serious illness and grief. We believe personalized care and grief support should be available to all who need it, so we provide our services regardless of ability to pay.

Powerful Purpose. Purpose is at the heart of our care provider experience. At Willamette Vital Health, everyone is united by the mission to provide people facing serious illness, death, and grief with access to the best personalized and compassionate care.

Galvanizing Resilience. Willamette Vital Health provides vital care during families’ toughest times. This provides many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Excellence with Integrity. Willamette Vital Health and our team of nurses and caring staff are committed to trust, ethics, quality, accountability, and expertise. This is how we deliver the best compassionate care.

Better Together. The Willamette Vital Health team works together to maximize the care we provide and support one another. We celebrate one another’s successes and invest in the team’s wellness.

Why Willamette Vital Health:

You're offered...

  • $24.00 per hour
  • A challenging and rewarding career with flexibility and the ability to have input in your schedule throughout your workday.
  • Direct employment – no contract work
  • Comprehensive and collaborative training and orientation
  • Ongoing education and support

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Vital Health. We provide rewarding careers for passionate, caring, and experienced employees. We believe that everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief deserves access to the best personalized and compassionate care available, and the team at Willamette Vital Health strives to provide such care. Willamette Vital Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical characteristics, age, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, or veteran status. All qualified candidates legally able to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.

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