EXERCISE SPECIALIST

4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6966
# of Openings
1
Department
CARDIAC REHAB
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Professional
Position Type
PRN
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
PRN, as needed days only no night no wknds

Overview

The Exercise Specialist performs cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation functions to assist with the  total rehabilitation process and education of the referred patient population.  Participates in process of assisting the patient with cardiovascular risk factor reduction. Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patients individualized treatment plan in collaboration with other healthcare team members. Oversee team member fitness program and enrollment. 

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in exercise science/kinesiology or health education/public health
  • One year experience in cardiac rehab or fitness/wellness related environment is required
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • Knowledge and/or  experience in techniques of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation 
  • Knowledge in exercise physiology, exercise prescription, nutrition, risk factor modification, counseling techniques, behavioral modification techniques, ability to perform individual and group educational programs for patients/ family members and team members.  Ability to lead group and individual exercise programs.

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