Job Description—Certified Colon Hydrotherapist
Perform administrative and clinical duties under medical direction/standing orders for conducting colon hydrotherapy sessions.
Clinical duties include health intake and assessment, identification of contraindications to the procedure, taking medical histories, preparing equipment and patients for procedure, monitoring the procedure, and sanitation/disinfection of the equipment post-session. Operational training provided.
Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, and billing activities.
SPECIFIC TASKS INCLUDE
- Interview patients to obtain medical information and to determine whether contraindications are present for colon hydrotherapy.
- Record patients’ history in medical records.
- Show patients to colon hydrotherapy rooms and prepare them by explaining the procedure and conducting it from start to finish.
- Prepare and maintain rooms and medical equipment for colon hydrotherapy sessions.
- Clean and sanitize medical instruments after use and dispose of contaminated supplies.
Colon hydrotherapy is an integrative medical modality and is conducted in both medical and integrative spa settings throughout the world. In whatever setting, job applicants for colon hydrotherapist positions are healthcare givers and must have a nurturing attitude.
Therapists will be successful if they arrive to work refreshed, fit, calm, clear, and with their personal lives in sufficient order to focus, handle, and keep up with the dynamic pace of a real-life colon hydrotherapy practice. This position will demand the ongoing expression of patience, calmness, cheerfulness, optimism, professionalism, adaptability, and flexibility. Professional dress (such as medical scrubs and close-toed shoes) are generally required.
EDUCATION AND WAGES
Colon Hydrotherapist is generally considered a medium-wage occupation, with above average possibility for wage advancement with experience. Minimum qualifications/applicable professional backgrounds are: LVN/LPN, RN, Lic. Massage Therapist, Reflexologist or similar healthcare practitioner training (2 years) with college level anatomy and physiology background.