Southern Illinois Healthcare

EXERCISE SPECIALIST

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/14/2020 11:17 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-5232
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Clinical & Technical
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Intensive Care Unit

Overview

Responsible for exercising a specific patient population.

Responsibilities

Role Specific Responsibilities
o Performs and implements specific levels of exercise based on protocols and guidelines for activity of patients.
o Provides supervision to assistants and students.
o Provides education and marketing support.
o Participates with the multidisciplinary teams.
o Conducts routine exercise tests and prepares exercise programs
o Trains and demonstrates proper exercise techniques and equipment use to patient population
o Documents patient progress.
o Level II: Trains with a certified Exercise Physiologist for 600 documented clinical hours within a one year period of time while learning to develop, implement, and coordinate exercise programs and administer medical tests under physician’s supervision.
o Level II: Required to pass American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) certification exam within one year of moving to Level II.

Qualifications

Education
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or relevant health related field.


Licenses and Certification
• Current BLS


Experience and Skills
• Technical Experience: 3 years
• Knowledge in exercise prescription in clinical populations, muscular anatomy, passive and active range of motion.

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