Exercise Physiologist-Healthy Weight Management
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.5 FTE, weekdays only. No holidays. Primary hours Mondays and Fridays. Healthy Weight Management has a strong team approach working with both surgical and non-surgical weight management patients. The exercise physiologists are involved in one-on-one consultations, teaching classes, gym equipment instruction and leading gym sessions.
Job Title: Exercise Physiologist -Part time potential for Full-time with partnered job
This position is located in Lancaster, PA
Part-time, 40 hous per two weeks working weekdays only and no holidays. Healthy Weight management with strong eam approach working with surgical and non surgical weight management patients. Provide one to one consultating , teach classes, gym equipment instruction and leading gym sessions. Located At Bariatric Physician Specialty Office.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following
Supervises and monitors exercise sessions to ensure safety, regular increases in load, and assess for signs of
overworking/under working. Adjusts exercise regimen as needed to achieve exercise benefits and meet established goals.
Provides exercise instructions related to proper technique for warm-up, cool-down, stretching, strength training, and use of
Instructs individuals and/or groups in exercise principles, benefits and guidelines for exercise programs.
Performs personal wellness profiles and assist with goal setting for lifestyle change.
Develops individualized exercise programs in collaboration with primary physician as needed.
Calculates target heart rates and teaches individuals how to take their pulse.
Maintains facilities and exercise equipment ensuring functionality and cleanliness. Oversees repair and maintenance
Performs post percent-of-body-fat analysis and evaluates food diaries as needed.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or Kinesiology.
Basic Life Support certification is required for this position.
Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology issued by an accredited university or college.
Certification from the American College of Sports Medicine.
One (1) year experience working and/or directing health/wellness program.
One (1) year experience working with related client group
One (1) year telemetry monitor skills.
This position requires a License or Certification
This position requires FBI and Child Abuse Clearances #LI-MD1
Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Posted on 07/31/2021