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Exercise Physiologist; (Part Time)


Summary

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Design, direct, supervise, prescribe and adjust the exercise program of clients. Provide a safe and appropriate exercise prescription. Maintain the exercise equipment in the facility.  Client care includes care to clients in the following age groups: adult (19 through 64 years) and geriatric (65 years and above).

Job Description: Part time, 2 10 hour shifts, weekdays only.  No weekends, no holidays.

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.
  • Performs post percent-of-body-fat analysis and evaluates food diaries as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field.         
  • 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.

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Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

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.

CAMPUS Part Time Posted on 07/29/2022