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Exercise Specialist

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Job ID: 72212
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Implements exercise prescriptions written by the medical staff.

Responsibilities:

1. Implements exercise prescriptions

2. Obtains data for selected physiological functions of the participants, and monitors them during exercise sessions for changes in behavior.

3. Provides instruction and education relevant to participant’s exercise prescription. 

4. Participates in evaluating participant rehabilitation.

5.  Communicates with team members and physicians regarding participant rehabilitation.

6.  Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate rehabilitation based on the age of the participants served.

7.  Assists with orienting/training other departmental employees and students to the exercise regimens performed in the department.


Other information:
Education Requirements: 

● Bachelor’s degree in Physical education physiology, sports medicine or a health field.

 Licensure/Certification Requirements: 

● ACLS certification preferred not required

● Basic Life Support (BLS). 

Professional Experience Requirements: 

● Minimum of one year of previous experience in working with adult fitness and/or cardiac rehabilitation programs is required.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NDH Cardiac Rehab

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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