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Massage Therapist/Nail Technician Posted Mar 20
Pearl Hospitality/JW Marriott Houston Downtown , Houston, TX
 
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A massage therapist has many responsibilities:
Every Massage Therapist must be licensed.
Before the massage begins, the therapist should confer with clients and learn their medical history and what problems they may have with stress or pain. This helps to determine what type of massage would be the most beneficial.
The massage therapist must gauge the condition of the client’s soft tissues, the joint function and quality, range of motion, and muscle strength.
The therapist must propose a specific treatment plan for the client.
When the client’s needs have been established, the massage therapist massages the soft tissues and muscles to provide the treatment that has been determined.
The therapist prepares and blends massage oils and applies them during the massage.
The massage therapist may often confer with physiotherapists, chiropractors, and doctors in order to design the proper treatment plan for a client.
The therapist may often need to refer a client to different types of therapists if his or her condition would benefit from it.
A professional massage therapist should educate clients on how to improve their posture and teach them strengthening, stretching, and rehabilitative exercises as well as relaxation techniques.

More detailed descriptions of a Nail Technician job duties include:
Nail Technicians have to be licensed.
Cleaning and sanitizing tools and work environment.
Scheduling client appointments and accepting payments.
Removing previously applied nail polish, using liquid remover and swabs.
Cleaning customers' nails in soapy water, using swabs, files, and orange sticks.
Shaping and smoothing ends of nails, using scissors, files, or emery boards.
Applying undercoat and clear or colored polish onto nails with brush.
Advising clients on nail care and use of products and colors.
Assessing the condition of clients' hands, removing dead skin from the hands and massaging them.
Softening nail cuticles with water and oil, pushing back cuticles, using cuticle knife, and trimming cuticles, using scissors or nippers.
Brushing powder and solvent onto nails and paper forms to maintain nail appearance and to extend nails, then remove forms and shaping and smoothing nail edges using rotary abrasive wheel.

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