A massage therapist resume is a summary of your core strengths, abilities and past experiences. You need to consider the following points when building a resume for a massage therapist position:
● Limit your resume to one page in length unless you have more than ten years of experience in hand.
● It should be an error-free document. If your resume is poorly-written, unorganized, and contains spelling errors, it will negatively affect your candidacy.
● Proofread your resume many times before sending. Have a friend, or family member proofread it.
● There are three different formats of resumes you could choose, i.e., chronological, functional/skills and combination; we strongly recommend a skill-based resume to get the fruitful results.
See also: Massage Therapist Cover Letter
Massage Therapist Resume Example
|Sara Smith|| 322 8th Street, Atlantic City, NJ 69999
(000) 854-2541, [Email Address]
Enthusiastic and skilled Massage Therapist with 8+ years’ hands-on experience in deep tissue, shiatsu, and sports massage. Track record of providing highly organized massage services to enhance client’s mobility, better flexibility. Cool temperament and honest approach to massage practices. Special talent for performing professional spa massage and body treatments under the employer’s standards of practice and protocols.
• Able to maintain hygiene and sanitation standards
• Positive and constructive attitude
• Well versed in cleaning and re-stocking treatment rooms
• Excellent knowledge of anatomy & physiology
• Familiar with pathology principles
Massage Therapist 2013 – Present
Jones Rehabilitation Center, Atlantic City, NJ
• Discuss with clients regarding their medical histories and problems.
• Decide which massage technique will be most effective.
• Apply finger and hand force to exact points of the body.
• Develop and suggest client healing plans that state which types of massage are to be used.
• Refer clients to other therapists when essential.
• Maintain clients’ treatment records.
• Provide clients with assistance and information regarding techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, recreation, and rehabilitative exercises.
Massage Therapist 2009 – 2013
Self Employed, Vaughan, ON
• Performed counteractive massage on clients using the deep tissue, sports massage and shiatsu techniques.
• Evaluated clients’ soft tissue condition, joint feature and function, muscle strength, and range of movement.
• Used balancing aids; infrared lamps, wet compresses, ice, and whirlpool baths to support clients’ recovery.
• Treated clients in expert settings or tour to clients’ offices and homes.
• Massaged and press muscles and soft tissues of the body to give treatment for medical conditions, injuries, or wellness maintenance.
AAA College of Massage Therapy, Atlantic City, NJ
Diploma in Remedial Massage – 2002
First Aid and CPR
Public liability and skilled indemnity insurance
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