Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • NWHSU Bloomington Clinic
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Part Time

Benefits Eligible


When you join NWHSU you're not simply doing a job, you're making a difference. You'll see passion for our mission, our work, and our future growth opportunities all around you. Culture is extremely important to us. We're a small enough organization that you'll get to know everyone, have a voice, make an impact, and feel the enthusiasm of everyone you work with. Yet we're large enough to offer exceptional benefits including a university contribution to our 403(b), generous PTO and a flexible environment. It's an ideal blend and a superb organization to expand your career.

What can you expect?

  • Our goal? Preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance healthcare.
  • Every role and individual contributes to our success. No matter what department you work in, you'll see passion for our work and respect for one another.
  • Belonging is important to us - we all bring different backgrounds, perspectives, and value to the organization. And that makes us stronger.
  • We're committed and engaged. You'll see that in every meeting, every discussion and everything we do. It shows and we're proud of it.
  • We don't simply say we have a team environment - we live it. Your ideas and suggestions matter. We listen to one another and when something makes sense, we do it.
  • We've still got that entrepreneurial spirit, even though we've been around for 80+ years. And we like that.
  • We share information and have fun - through monthly Open Forum meetings with our senior leaders, to random employee celebration events throughout the year.
  • We build in flexibility in roles whenever we can. We work in a hybrid environment. Each manager works with their team members to ensure there is a healthy work-life balance.
  • Your personal and professional work opportunities are important to us - we provide these benefits so you can continue to excel in your career.

Position Summary:

Looking to make a difference in clients' lives in an integrative setting as a Massage Therapist? Want to work in a clinic where you are surrounded by highly trained providers in a variety of disciplines? Northwestern Health Sciences University Bloomington Clinic is the place for you. We are in search of a highly trained and experienced Massage Therapist with additional advanced certification in craniosacral therapy or lymphatic drainage techniques. Our current group of providers as well as providers from the surrounding communities see and value in the massage therapy providers our clinic has and regularly refer patients to our providers. At NWHSU Bloomington Clinic we offer natural integrative health care treatment in one location for the entire family. If you are interested in being part of this team, please apply today.

This is a part-time, benefits eligible opportunity starting at 22 hours per week with the opportunity of increasing to full-time at 32 hours per week. This position is paid a base hourly rate with the opportunity for additional incentive compensation.

Work Location: Bloomington, MN in-person


  • Manage client care with the approved policies and procedures of NWHSU clinic system and within clinical scope of practice
  • Provide the highest quality care possible utilizing best practices and assist each patient to reach his or her goals while maintaining a strong provider/client relationship insuring client satisfaction
  • Monitors client progress and ensures appropriate follow up care. Refer clients to internal or external healthcare professions as necessary and indicated by clinical findings
  • Complete all necessary client documentation in accordance with University Quality Documentation Standards and Paperwork Timeline Policy using University EHR
  • Be accessible and responsive to the client's needs
  • Manage equitable client load to meet individual, professional, and clinic revenue goals
  • Participate in marketing activities that may include public speaking, community event activities, lectures and/or publish articles in a newspaper for purposes of increasing patient utilization of University clinics
  • Develop and maintain clinical expertise by staying current with best available scientific research and literature
  • Attend and actively participate in monthly clinic team meetings as well as other trainings mandated by the University or your supervisor
  • Serve and actively participate on university/program committees as needed or requested by supervisor.
  • Mandatory attendance is required for the following in-services/seminars: HIPAA; coding and documentation; CPR; blood-borne pathogen, faculty development, integrative case studies and other educational seminars as requested by supervisor
  • Comply with all Federal, state and local laws applicable to the practice of therapeutic massage
  • Meets established massage therapy continuing education requirements
  • Participate in data and quality audits as directed by Quality Assurance Committee policies. Maintaining acceptable overall ratings in performance reviews reviewed at the end of each trimester

What you need to have?

  • High school diploma and completion of a massage therapy certification program consisting of 900+ hours of training
  • Ability to complete receive NCMTMB certification within six months of hire
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents specific to massage therapy and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies
  • Ability to respond effectively to inquiries regarding massage therapy from customers, members of the community, staff, and students
  • Ability to develop and present original and innovative presentations on massage therapy to customers, members of the community, staff, and students


  • Associates degree in the area of massage therapy
  • NCMTMB certification
  • 2 years of experience in providing therapeutic massage in a clinical setting
  • Advanced certifications in the area or craniosacral therapy or lymphatic drainage.
    • For craniosacral therapy training: If training through Upledger Institute must have completed craniosacral therapy 1 and 2 and somatoemotional release 1 and 2 with preferred techniques level certification. If training through Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy must have completed 5 of 10 classes and be working towards certification. If training through Milne Institute must have completed classes thru cranial 5
    • For lymphatic drainage provider must have an advanced level training certification from a credible training institution

Does this sound like the type of role you could excel in? Where your background and experience may contribute to the growth of our organization? A role where you can add your passion and enthusiasm, and make a difference? If you believe you have the education and experience to meet the qualifications for this role, we'd value talking to you. Non-traditional backgrounds are welcome.

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet your current needs an anticipate your future needs. Our generous time away helps you enjoy a healthy work life rhythm.

  • Paid Time Off (earn 17 days per year; pro-rated based on FTE)
  • Holiday (15 days in 2022)
  • Discounted and free on-site clinic services for you and your family
  • 403(b) Plan (4.75% University contribution with a 2% employee contribution)
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • EAP and other wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement for external programs
  • Tuition Reduction for internal programs (includes family members)
  • On-site fitness center

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor of Acupuncture with a specialization in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Masters' offerings in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Functional and Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Care, and undergraduate offerings in massage therapy, health sciences, and allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university and intend to be a leader in creating integrative care solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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