OSF Healthcare Careers

Exercise Specialist - OSF007649

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 10:30-7 and every other Saturday
Location: 1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Provides and directs medically prescribed exercise for health fitness patients based on CMS, ACSM, AACVPR, ACE & AHA guidelines. Monitors clinical status and modifies exercises/activities based on assessment.  Provides education regarding cardiac/pulmonary and health risk factors and lifestyle modifications to patients/caregivers based on exercise physiology concepts, disease processes and adult learning principles.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education, Health Education, Exercise Specialty, or Kinesiology.

 

Current certification or obtain certification within 6 months for providing Personal Training.

 

American Heart Association BLS Certification

 

 

Must be able to interact appropriately with patients, families and health professionals in a positive, enthusiastic and motivational manner. 

 

Must have knowledge of individual responses to exercises as well as blood pressure readings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.