Massage Therapist Sample Resume

Jonathan Ryan
1234 Cobblestone Drive
Seattle, WA
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556

Seeking a Massage Therapist position in a company where I can utilize my extensive clinical and teaching skills, and be rewarded within an environment that strives to provide excellent patient care.

Qualifications Summary
  • Experienced massage therapist dedicated to providing quality therapeutic massages and educating people on overall health and wellness.
  • Succeeded in building an efficient private practice while working alongside other massage therapists.
  • Able to uphold moral ethics to help promote a positive view on the industry.
  • Established and maintained excellent client relationships to ensure higher number of repeat clientele.
  • Instructed clients in proper care and helped individuals take steps to improve their health.
  • Qualified in: Chair massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, stone massage, body stretching and ROM, prenatal/side-lying massage.
  • Also experienced in spa services, stone therapy, CPR, nutrition and reflexology.
Seattle Academy of Health, Seattle, WA
Massage Therapy Degree (May 2002)

Work Experience
Massage Therapist: Dec. 2003 - Nov. 2009, Sunset Day Spa, Seattle, WA
  • Provided massage services to clients using safe, appropriate and effective techniques.
  • Performed health history on clients and updated prior to each session; ascertained precautions/contradictions for massage prior to each session.
  • Explained procedures and applied techniques appropriate to client needs and preferences.
  • Observed client reaction to massage and modified as necessary.
  • Solicited feedback and responded accordingly.
  • Documented all sessions performed according to established guidelines.
  • Other responsibilities included: Maintaining client confidentiality and sensitivity to age and gender related issues during all client interactions; reporting any unusual client interactions to supervisor immediately, scheduling and maintaining appointments; assisting in collection of fees, consulting with appropriate treatment staff regarding treatment plans when necessary. 
Staff Clinical Massage Therapist: Jan. 1999 - Nov. 2003, Seamen's Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Duties included: Developing and utilizing therapeutic strategies to solve client's soft tissue injuries, working in conjunction with an MD, assisting in maximizing the patient's recovery goals while working on traumatic brain injuries in recovering patients who suffered from a stroke.
  • Performed therapeutic massages on clients with musculo-skeletal problems such as back and neck pain, rotator cuff injuries, sprains and strains, headaches, sports injuries, and stress related conditions.
  • Performed sports, deep tissue, and Swedish massages, providing massage therapy that soothes muscles, relieves tension, heals soreness, and eliminates stress.
  • Left clients relaxed, impressed, and looking forward to the next session.    

*References available upon request.