Exercise Spec Trainer

New Haven, CT
Oct 4, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day. EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
Evaluate, supervise and monitor clients during exercise rehabilitation. Evaluate profiles /intakes and recommends program through Pulmonary Rehabilitation services. Develop exercise prescriptions and render exercise programs upon physician referral for apparently healthy and diseased populations. Questions, concerns, and medical decisions regarding treatment must be discussed with nurse/physician clinician, Manager and/or medical advisor. Follow up, document and maintain participants needs. This job may require practice outside the hospital campus, such as Health Fairs etc. and own transportation may be utilized.
Responsibilities:
  • 1. Responsibilities may include: initial assessment, care plan development and performing exercises and
    supervising members/patients on proper body position, use of equipment. Conducts patient monitoring .
    Reports inappropriate response and gives emergency care as per Policy and Procedures. Educates participants regarding all aspects of exercise (including home exercise.) Documents initial and daily assessment data into patients record per policy and procedure manual. Performs appropriate documentation for individual programs.
  • 2. Provides educational programs for participants in area of expertise. Participates in research, in-service
    education classes, student/intern education and other activities, as directed.
  • 3. Maintains professional knowledge base by professional organization membership and regular attendance at
    in-service programs, workshops, symposia and university classes
    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology .
    Masters preferred

    EXPERIENCE:

    3 year recent relevant experience required

    LICENSURE:

    BLS,ACLS ,ACSM certification within one year

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Excellent interpersonal skills, public speaking skills and the ability to practice independently. Computer skills
    including Meditech, Scheduling, Windows, word processing
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Exercises independent judgment in determining needs of the specialty patient population.
    COMPLEXITY:

    Position is held accountable for collaboration and consultation, education, and clinical practice, through yearly
    written evaluations.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

    Moderate physical effort with some bending, stooping, stretching and lifting, standing and walking most of the day.

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    Job Info

    Job: 1061

    Department: Pulmonary Rehab
    Category: Rehabilitation Svcs
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 0.00