Exercise Physiologist Job Description Sample
LV Exercise Physiologist
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- Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources
- Tel: 218-249-5387
- Fax: 218-249-6094
- Email: email@example.com
- Address: 915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805Â Duluth,Â MNÂ 55805* * * * * * * * * *
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- Bachelors degree is required * * * * *
- BLS certification required * * * * *
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- JOB SUMMARY
- The Exercise Physiologist provides patient services. Assists with day to day clinical operations of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Phases II and III.
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Education: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology or Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certification as an Exercise Specialist or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine required within one (1) year of employment.Â ACLSÂ Certification upon hire.Â BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
- PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Education: Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology.
Experience: One (1) year recent Exercise Physiologist work experience in a hospital/clinic cardiology or cardiac rehabilitation setting.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certification as an Exercise Specialist or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports
- KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Demonstrated knowledge in principles of exercise, use of exercise equipment and development of an exercise prescription. Demonstrated communication skills.
- READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
- WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
- SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
- REASONING ABILITY - Advanced
Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- Ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to fifty (50) pounds. Can stoop, bend and crawl. Close vision and color vision.
- Stand- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Walk- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Sit- Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
- Use hands to finger, handle, or feel- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Reach with hands and arms- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Stoop, squat, kneel, orÃ‚Â crouch- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Bending-repetitive forward- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Taste or smell- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
- Up to 10 pounds- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Up to 25 pounds- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
- Up to 35 pounds- Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours)
- Up to 50 pounds- Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
- WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Typical Noise Level- Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Exercise Physiologist And Registered Dietitian
Role and Responsibilities
Develops, implements, and evaluates exercise programs for patients. Assesses cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Creates educational materials and sessions for patients. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
· Fitness testing so that an accurate physiological profile of the individual can be obtained.
· Provide Nutrition Counseling
· Provide regular monitoring and reassessment of all training plans.
· Liaising with coaching staff to maximize the effects of training. Working in collaboration with other professionals such as psychologists, physicians, & dietitians.
· Providing benchmarks physiological information to enable long-term development.
· Producing reports and longitudinal studies and keeping up to date with long-term research.
· Raising awareness of health and fitness issues and promoting the benefits of exercise.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Must be a Licensed Nutritionist and may require a Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology. Certification as an Exercise Technologist, and 1-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Other duties may include attending, teaching and presenting to allied health professionals and other medical staff, and working with community groups, volunteering and local councils.
Background checks are performed on applicants.
Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities. With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care.
It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery. Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area's most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. In 2013, Avista was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women Certified (womencertified.com) for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women. With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly care for the whole person body, mind and spirit.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 120802
Recruiter Contact: Gwyn Williams,
Clinic/Department: 7382 AAH CARDIAC REHAB
Hospital: AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
Schedule: Per Request Needed
Assists cardiac rehabilitation team to educate and provide exercise leadership for in-patients and out-patients with the goal to restore optimal functional activity. Gathers exercise data and implements specialized strength and conditioning programs for patients under the direction of an Exercise Physiologist, Nurse or Physician.
Provides patient education regarding proper exercise techniques, stress reduction, developing coping skills, etc. Promote health and fitness through a variety of programs in the Wellness Center.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related from an accredited university or college
12 Lead ECG competency, preferred or within 90 days of hire
Minimum Experience Requirements
Previous Cardiopulmonary Rehab or other clinical experience, preferred
Training to include Phase I, Phase II and Phase III exercise leadership in hospital setting
Knowledge of exercise, nutrition and social coping skills for behavioral modification applicable to Cardiac Rehab
Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
ACLS from American Heart Association, preferred
ACSM CES certification, preferred
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Provide assessment of the cardiac inpatient’s needs and implements cardiac program and plan of care including exercise prescription, educational plan, risk factor modification and psychosocial intervention.*
Provide education and support regarding exercise techniques, stress reduction and coping skills based on the patient’s personal risk factors and discharge plans. Notifies the RN and/or physician if any additional patient education is requested or needed.*
Accurately performs vital signs, including blood pressure, heart rate and pulse oximetry.*
Interprets adult/geriatric twelve lead electrocardiogram and/or telemetry monitoring strips accurately with particular emphasis on identification of significant ischemic changes. Notifies the RN, cardiologist and/or primary care physician of any changes or abnormal rhythms.*
Assists and performs with emergency care, including oxygen administration, defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.*
Orientation and assessment of patient’s individual needs for exercise prescription.*
Performs exercise leadership through weekly patient monitoring and patient education.*
Performs exercises with participants and demonstrates correct body position and proper use of equipment to prevent injury and adhere to exercise prescription.*
Communicates effectively to all patients, superiors, staff, physicians and other customers concerning cardiac rehab services by direct verbal and/or written communication respecting confidentiality at all times.*
Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas or sites and is agreeable to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and evening hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department.*
Supports completion of work volume through cross-training and performing other functions as required.*
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.*
Provides exercise training, class instruction and supervision in the Wellness Center. Maintain certifications to teach classes.*
Provide education through newsletter and bulletin boards.*
Develop new wellness programs and initiatives for employees.*
Development and coordination with various departments for community education programs.*
Performs clinical documentation utilizing EMR.
Documents per department and Health Information Management guidelines/policy using correct grammar, spelling, abbreviations and medical terminology.*
Data collection and entry for AACVPR National Registry. Provide monthly/quarterly reports and collaborate with the Research Coordinator on reports.*
Participates in personal, professional and program development by attending department in-services, meetings and by sharing professional expertise to enhance quality of professional services and staff development.*
Assists in training cardiac rehab staff, students and other hospital personnel. Acts as a resource for new staff members and co-workers by sharing information and providing education.*
May collaborate with universities to provide a comprehensive Internship Program.*
Adheres to professional code of ethics and to all accreditation requirements.*
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.*
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas.
The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
NiteLines USA, Inc. is looking to fill two (2)
Exercise Physiologist positions:
Moody Air Force Base
Candidates who wish to be considered for this opportunity should submit proof of qualifications via fax to 844.243.7811
· Updated resume
· Copy of the following Certificates:
Exercise Physiologist Certification
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
USAW Sports Performance Coach (SPC) Level 1
Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Level 1
· Copy of current BLS to include Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training
· Be current with Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements
Standard Base Hours: 7:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal Holidays.
General Description: The Exercise Physiologist will evaluate and treat tactical athletes in order to enhance and optimize performance by focusing on the full integration of human performance capabilities in WA duty performance and physical fitness. The EP under the direction and supervision of the 23rd Medical Group (MDG) Physical Therapist (PT) Office in Charge (OIC) shall collaborate with the medical team to treat, screen, optimize human performance, prevent injuries and rehabilitate injuries. The overall purpose is to provide injury prevention, strength, and conditioning services necessary to accomplish the aforementioned mission and associated tasks required herein.
· To establish and administer effective strength and conditioning protocols to maximize the physical performance of individual WAs. These protocols will ensure tactical conditioning by monitoring and resolving performance trends while address individual needs. You will provide routine fitness reports to the appointed commander and maintain a professional relationship with other medical staff.
· Coordinate individual exercise programs to ensure a safe and expeditious return to training or individuals returning from injury.
· Design and implement physical training programs for all personnel who are on temporary duty or deployed at medical request.
· Perform WA performance testing.
· Collaborate with registered dietician to provide nutrition education and evaluation to increase performance.
· Assist in developing facility standard operating procedures, guidelines, and exercise protocols including the safe use of strength conditioning equipment.
· This list is not all-inclusive
Minimum: All personnel must possess and maintain the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) in education, experience, and certifications:
Education: Possess a Master’s degree in an accredited exercise physiology, exercise science, or health-related discipline.
Experience: Demonstrate sustained experience working with elite athlete populations, with a minimum of five years experience.
A diversified Medical, Technical and Operational Support Agency for all types of Government Agencies across the USA. We employ various technical and professional medical personnel, as well as management and administrative personnel who have proven experience, meet educational requirements, and exceptional customer service. We pride ourselves on being supportive and responsive to all our employees.
Established in 1994, NiteLines USA has successfully delivered contract support services to more than 144 government institutions and Medical treatment facilities across the country.
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Frontera Strategies is the leading Provider of In-Office Diagnostic Testing. Frontera provides physicians with a complete range of mobile diagnostic services to help accurately diagnose disease or identify a preventive course of action. Frontera brings the diagnostic expertise of heart, lung, vascular and neurological specialists into physicians’ offices. Making it easy for doctors and their patients, we use the latest equipment, clinical expertise and processes to help make patients healthy and physicians’ practices healthier. Working under the supervision of the Field Operations Manager, this position is responsible for administering and monitoring 12-Lead Cardiopulmonary diagnostic stress tests and Pulmonary Function exams in a field setting following Frontera protocols. Exercise Physiologists (EP) are required to and must have the capability to transport and move equipment into and out of physicians offices daily. Additionally, EP’s in this position are required to assist with maintaining client accounts by means of educating physicians on clinical diagnoses and purposes for testing and have a general understanding of billing/insurance. The candidate must also be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact and adapt with professionalism to different circumstances and people.
Complete ECG’s, pulmonary function tests, and other metabolic analyses on patients.
Complete daily operational and administrative duties including daily upload notifications, billing charge captures, testing forecasts, and delivery of patient paperwork to the business office.
Transport equipment to and from practices daily, often involving travel to more than one practice within a day.
Follow HIPAA standards and Frontera policy when handling and transferring confidential patient data.
Participate in company Rockefeller Habits initiatives including daily huddles and developing and delivering quarterly goals.
Communicate professionally and effectively with clients, teammates, and colleagues at all levels.
Assist in account management of practices by organizing schedules, scheduling patients, and educating staff and physicians on testing modalities, procedures, and processes.
Support Account Manager and Field Operations Manager in building and maintaining relationships, generating new business opportunities, and the development of market growth strategies.
Actively participate in monthly market meetings.
Independently troubleshoot issues in the field when they arise and deliver prompt solutions, requesting assistance when needed.
Clean and maintain all clinical equipment and work vehicle in compliance with Frontera standards.
Order replacement equipment and supplies and exchange gas tanks through approved vendors.
Complete and maintain required certifications and continuing education, including CPR, ACLS and Certified Cardiographic Technician.
Education: Degree in Exercise Physiology or related field from an accredited university or college (Master’s preferred).
Experience: Two plus year preferred
Current ACLS Certification.
Demonstration of past clinical stress testing and pulmonary function testing within a healthcare provider or university setting under physician supervision.
Knowledge of oxygen consumption (VO2) as a cardiac/circulatory measure.
Ability to read and interpret 12-lead ECGs.
Knowledge of the benefits of gas exchange and Anaerobic Threshold (AT).
Knowledge of appropriate indications for exercise testing.
Ability to work independently and follow protocol
Ability to define challenges, analyzes problems, and develops and implements solutions in a proactive and positive manner.
High attention to detail in fast paced and dynamic environment.
Ability to multitask effectively while maintaining a high level of productivity.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees of organization.
Demonstration of computer skills and the ability to troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
A valid driver’s license to operate a vehicle for transportation of equipment along with an acceptable driving record. ID: 2017-1164 Travel: 75+% External Company URL: www.teamfrontera.com
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Under appropriate supervision, performs multiple types of exercise stress testing, based upon experience, RCEP certification. Evaluates patients for cardiopulmonary rehabilitative services and provides appropriate recommendations to include exercise, education, and counseling. Conducts exercise evaluations, provides patient education and creates customized exercise prescription for patients with chronic diseases and conditions for which exercise has shown to be of therapeutic benefit. Creates follow-up plan and consults with physicians, mid-level providers, and other multi-disciplinary members when needed. Essential Functions:
Prepares customized exercise prescriptions appropriate for patients with chronic disease (including but not limited to: cardiac, pulmonary, vascular, metabolic, cancer, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, immunologic, hematologic and chronic pain/fatigue conditions); Develops home exercise programs for patients including follow up that may include office, phone or email visit types.
Assists with review of exercise stress test referral.
Performs exercise, pharmacological, stress echocardiogram and cardiopulmonary stress testing and provides initial interpretation of advanced 12 lead ECG, dysrhythmia and cardiopulmonary results.
Communicates preliminary and/or final stress test results to patient. Consults with physicians/mid-level provider as a resource to evaluate stress testing results.
Creates a customized plan/education for the patient that includes recommendations for follow up and cardiac risk factor modification/reduction, and addresses, other clinic needs as appropriate.
Updates physicians/mid-level providers of patient's progress and collaborates prn with MD and/or NP to develop follow-up plan for patient.
Advises physicians/mid-level provider of problem(s) patients is experiencing, executes follow-up according to physician/mid-level provider direction, or evaluates/manages a solution for patient and documents all problems or related events.
Answers questions appropriate for role related to nutrition, exercise, preventive testing, cardiac rehabilitation, nutrition, and other services. Refers to other multidisciplinaries/resources prn - Ex: Dietitian, Behavioral Health, PCP.
Medical record review, patient interview utilizing assessment skills, confirms appropriateness of test being performed.
Share knowledge regarding exercise stress testing, new technology, educational updates with other members of the team.
Clinical resource for providers/staff.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience A minimum twelve (12) months of recent work experience in one of the following areas: cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, exercise stress testing, or other work as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Work experience must be within the last year. Education
Master's degree in exercise physiology or exercise science. License, Certification, Registration
Must either hold a certification as a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine or obtain within six (6) months of employment. Current ACLS and BLS certification required at time of employment. All certifications must be actively maintained during employment in this position.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire. Additional
Must possess knowledge of:
Of commonly used medications for multiple chronic diseases/conditions (emphasis on cardiovascular medications) and effect on exercise.
Exercise physiology, functional anatomy and pathophysiology of multiple organ systems (with emphasis on cardiovascular and pulmonary systems) is necessary.
- Knowledge of proper exercise techniques to facilitate reduction in chronic disease risk, increase health, strength and endurance is essential. Required skills include, Customer service oriented, proficient with basic computer skills, strong critical thinking, organization and clear concise communication. Works independently in a highly accountable role.
Must have ACLS
Travel will include 2 days per week to Lone Tree Campus COMPANY: KAISER TITLE: Clinical Exercise Physiologist LOCATION: Denver, Colorado REQNUMBER: 661034 External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
Exercise Physiologist Apply now Job ID 194932 Date posted 11/03/2017 Facility Presbyterian Medical Center Department Med Nutrition Therapy Outreach Salary Pay ranges are posted for your convenience. Placement within the ranges will be based on your experience.Hire Rate: $17.25Mid Rate : $22.58Max Rate: $28.22 Work Schedule
- First shift + 24 hours per week Location: Charlotte, NC
Develops, coordinates and implements individual patient’s exercise prescription for cardiac rehab phase II, phase III, wellness and pulmonary rehab program participants. Gives instructional assistance to the patients in accordance with proper exercise techniques, their individual exercise prescription, and their medical diagnosis. Ensures efficient and effective communication and information flow between team members.
Maintains professional and program specific standards of care.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology required. Master’s degree in exercise science or related field is preferred.
Experience: Experience in exercise program planning, supervision, and counseling with cardiovascular rehabilitation patients is preferred.
Licensure/certification/registration: BCLS Certification required. ACLS Certification required within one year of hired date. ACSM Exercise Specialist Certification is required.
Additional skills required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing.
Uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude when relating with patients, families, and co-workers at all times. Must have thorough knowledge of cardiovascular functioning, EKG interpretation, BLS, preparation of exercise prescriptions. Must develop knowledge of current hospital emergency policies and procedures, fire, safety, disaster, infection control. Apply now
Exercise Physiologist Department: Pulmonary Rehab Schedule:
PRN Shift: Day shift Hours: Job Details:
- Under the direct supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation RN and Respiratory therapist staff, the Exercise Physiologist is responsible for the patient/participant care and program process for the adult and geriatric client. Efforts are directed towards the hospital's needs and continued development of the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation services.
Build strong referral basis, rapport with the physicians and awareness of the services in the community through delivery of quality services. In the area of specialties, deliver quality patient care, educate the hospital staff, assist physicians in patient treatment plans to ultimately lead to a strong hospital reputation for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation care. Exercise Physiologist duties must be performed in accordance with the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and hospital policies and procedures.Responsibilities include patient assessment, assisting to design a physical conditioning program for each patient based on individual needs, provisions of patient and family education and counseling, maintaining patient records, conducting and monitoring physical conditioning sessions, and participation in Quality Improvement projects.
Provide strength and conditioning exercise to the cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation population. Education/Experience: Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology or Physical Activity and Health.
Basic EKG experience preferred. BLS,ACLS preferred License/Certificates: None Knowledge, skills and abilities: • Ability to work as a team member throughout the facility. • Technical ability to learn aspects of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program • Ability to work from broad directions and be self motivated. • Ability to prioritize workload to achieve maximum efficiency. • Ability to effectively communicate with people of various backgrounds throughout the organization. • Ability to provide a positive customer service experience to guest, visitors, and patients. • Knowledge of HIPAA standards and regulations. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Strong interpersonal skills. • The ability to communicate effectively with patients, guest, and hospital personnel. • The ability to show compassion and sensitivity for patient comfort. • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
PD Exercise Physiologist
Atlantic Health System is seeking Per Diem Exercise Physiologist in the Cardiac Rehab Program for Hackettstown Medical Center
Responsibilities Essential Function: Supervise the fitness gym, assist clients with the equiptment and their exercise programs, check slients in, provide education on fitness and general nutrition as requested
Qualifications Requires: BS in Exercise Science 1 full year of pervious Exercise Physiologist experience BLS certificate Requisition #00094394
Department14723800-Cardiac Rehab Program
FacilityHackettstown Medical Center
Exercise Physiologist Tracking Code 9533 Job Description STG International, Inc. is seeking an as needed Exercise Physiologist at Camp Pendleton, California. Duties:
Provide services for the identification of physiological mechanisms underlying physical activity; the comprehensive delivery of treatment services concerned with the analysis, improvement, and maintenance of health and fitness; rehabilitation of heart disease and other chronic diseases and/or disabilities; and the professional guidance and counsel of athletes and others interested in athletics, sports training, and human adaptability to acute and chronic exercise.
Administer maximal graded exercise tests on appropriate patients (known or suspected coronary artery disease )referred by the primary care physicians, continually monitoring patients and preparing reports for interpretation.
Provide patient education and follow-up on lifestyle interventions such as exercise prescription for patients with one or more diagnosis that may benefit from such counseling including patients with coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, obesity, etc.
Work in conjunction with the Health Promotion Department in developing a multifaceted weight management program for each patient.
Devise a program for each patient, determining the exercises that are appropriate.
Write an exercise prescription and use the fitness facilities to instruct patient in the proper use of the equipment, following each patient as appropriate to the clinical situation.
Participate in monthly meetings to review and identify opportunities to improve treatment provided, and recommend corrective action when problems exist. Should a meeting occur outside of regular working hours, the HCW shall be required to read and initial the minutes of the meeting.
Participate in the provision of monthly in-service training to members of the clinical and administrative staff on subjects germane to health promotions and wellness.
Assist with the development and management of the Wellness Center, Health Promotion Program to educate and encourage all beneficiaries to improve their health and well being through voluntary adoption of a healthy lifestyle.
Provide exercise education through seminars, publications, individual counseling and audiovisual media.
Continually review current literature for preparation and development of exercise training aids, flyers and brochures.
Work closely with the Health Promotions Department to develop and oversee an extensive marketing program for safe exercise, injury prevention and fitness.
Build and maintain a current local health resource directory.
Coordinate fitness education activities and supplies for the Naval Medical Center’s fitness programs on a monthly basis.
Teach and lead a variety of fitness, aerobic and exercise classes as needed and determined by the hospital staff members.
Maintain a level of fitness sufficient to lead and participate in exercise classes and fitness programs.
Prepare clinical and administrative documentation associated with the program on a daily basis and as requested.
Perform and analyze community needs assessment to include exercise habits, mortality and morbidity data, identification and documentation of public and professional awareness on a quarterly basis and as requested.
Conduct community awareness, public and professional strategies aimed at beneficiaries in the target population, designated primary care managers, health care providers and at professionals on a monthly basis and as requested.
Maintain current knowledge of literature concerning treatment, prevention and other information related to individual fitness and injury prevention.
Assist other departments and hospital staff members by teaching a variety of health promotion and wellness classes such as tobacco cessation, stress management, etc.
Develop interpersonal relationships with local and national agencies related to exercise, fitness and injury prevention. Required Experience Possess either (a) a Masters Degree in Exercise Science, Wellness, Sports Medicine, or Exercise Physiology, or (b) certification by American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP) or the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, STGi was founded in 1997 to provide high quality management and technical services to federal clients. Previously certified by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a woman-owned, minority business, STGi is a financially sound organization poised for continued success, as is evidence by the company’s exponential growth each year. STGi offers an outstanding benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a generous PTO policy. STG International is an EEO compliant organization. Job Location San Diego, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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