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Exercise Physiologist- LGH Hospital (40 hours/week)


At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

M-F, 40 hours a week, 1st shift with some earlier start times and some later start times to support classes before and after normal work hours for employees

Job Description

HOURS: M-F, 40 hours a week, 1st shift with some earlier start times and some later start times to support classes before and after normal work hours for employees

POSITION SUMMARY: Design, direct, supervise, prescribe and adjust exercise programs for LG Health employees. Provide a safe and appropriate exercise prescription. Maintain the exercise equipment at each fitness center.  Coordinate classes and 1:1 fitness support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • 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 equipment.
  • 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 scheduling.
  • Coordinates class schedules and communicates to other fitness instructures and health coaches

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or Kinesiology.            
  • Basic Life Support certification is required for this position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely. This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #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.

Disclaimer

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.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/02/2021