Exercise Specialist-FT (80hrs/PP)
DUTIES: Designs, organizes, applies and conducts medically prescribed exercise programs directed at the physical reconditioning of patients who exhibit cardiac and pulmonary inefficiency. Designs, organizes, applies and conducts exercise programs directed at the continual well-being and improved exercise tolerance for geriatric clients and clients afflicted with a physical impairment which requires exercise in a controlled environment. Evaluates each patient, who is referred by a physician to the program, for monitored progressive exercise sessions. Documents and evaluates each session on appropriate paperwork.
REQUIREMENTS: B.S. degree in athletic training, health promotion, physical education or other pertinent degree, which exhibits an understanding and skill in exercise physiology; national certification in exercise pertinent to exercise program and development, preferred; certification pertinent to geriatric clients or clients who are physically impaired or exhibit pulmonary and cardiac inefficiency, preferred; knowledge relative to age of patients served; ability to make sound judgments and deal tactfully with patients while maintaining empathy and understanding; BLS certification; ability to learn from others; and ability to hold in strictest confidence all hospital matters.
Salary is commensurate with up to 10 years experience.
Health, dental, life, disability insurance offered and flex/HSA benefits available, with retirement and 403-B options.
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Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Day
Hourly Wage: $16.33 - $19.87 per/hour
Ref Code: 2019-218