Sage Hospitality Resources Massage Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Req # 6112BR

Job Title Massage Therapist

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel

City Philadelphia

State PA

Why Us

American freedom gained its foothold in Philadelphia – a fiercely independent spirit that remained to infuse its commerce, its culture, and its people. At the intersection of it all – the very vibrant Logan Square, now anchored by its newly-namesake hotel, The Logan. The Logan inspires with a lively urbane flair and luxe aesthetic—a modern hotel designed as the beating heart of the city it calls home. The hotel makes a grand first impression—with its own collection of artworks, its subdued brand of stellar service, its unassuming luxury, and its warm and neighborly welcome. Confident and sophisticated, with an artful point of view.

Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation. They create a personalized experience for each person who visits The Logan and support one another in doing so. If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, The Logan Hotel may be for you.

We are currently seeking a Massage Therapist to join our amazing team!

Posting Overview

The Massage Therapist administers professional massage and body treatments to our guests. They must have a thorough knowledge of numerous massage modalities, possess a general understanding of body treatments and be willing to train in our spa’s specific massage and body treatment offerings. They must possess excellent communication skills and be able to learn the product and service knowledge necessary to effectively provide wellness solutions to meet the needs of our guests. They must hold and maintain a current state license and required insurance.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have vision ability to read written communication, including computer screens.

Must have physical dexterity to complete appropriate massage techniques to standard.

Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, work on more than one task at a time, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service issues, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to minute written and verbal details, particularly when performing multiple tasks.

Abilities

Full mobility, dexterity, and strength of fingers, hands, arms, shoulders, upper and lower body strength. Ability to perform full functions of a massage therapist per industry standards for full shift.

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying

Bending/kneeling - must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Mobility - must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Continuous standing - must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Climbing up to approximately 40 steps 1% of 40 hour week.

Education/Formal Training

Must hold and maintain a current state license with a minimum of 500 hours of training. High School diploma or equivalent and required technical certificates

Experience

1 year preferred

Material/Equipment Used

Massage tables and chairs. Use of oils, lotions, stones, and other massage implements

Environment

Prolonged standing at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled workstation.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.