An Exercise Phys I Assists Exercise Physiologist II with all aspects of the Sports Acceleration program to include initial assessment, instruction designing and implementing sport specific training and team training, assessing strength, power, flexibility, speed, and quickness and the completion of fitness testing. Operates all gym equipment and has computer knowledge. Promotes the services of sports medicine through public speaking, health fairs, and sporting events. Performs duties that commensurate with national certifications. Responsibility involves the maintenance of patient safety/well-being. Daily activities include working with patients/clients, communication with the client and other Team members, stocking and cleaning of equipment, scheduling and collection of fees, assisting with maintaining the facility, ordering of supplies, guest relations and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology or Exercise Science required.
ACLS certification and/or ACSM Exercise Specialist certification preferred.
Knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology, physiology, and strength conditioning principles.
Ability to physically perform various tasks associated with implementing strength and conditioning principles.
Knowledge and ability to perform and manage all duties/skills required in an EKG/VO2 max. Stress test, and use equipment safely and effectively.
Ability to speak to and lead large groups and foster a positive rapport with patients, families, and staff.
Shows the ability to communicate well, adapt to change, and to deal tactfully and effectively with other personnel.
Shows the knowledge and ability to use equipment and to follow procedures and adhere to details.
Possess characteristics of dependability, versatility, and teamwork.
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, clerical functions in the electronic medical record.
Has good interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask.
Specific Job Functions
Assess, plan, progress, and educate clients fitness programs based on appropriate practice standards.
Competent in specific measurements for physical evaluations and testing (BP and vital signs).
Assists with daily operations of the department. Including front office tasks, collection of fees, and answering the phone
Accurately documents client status, progression of programs, and rehab events on appropriate forms.
Shows proficiency in answering questions pertaining to programs offered.
Promotes and Markets programs externally and internally.
Consults and keeps an open line of communication with supervising staff members when making decisions.
Assists with stocking supplies and cleaning based on department infection control policy and HFAP standards.
Cleans areas frequently throughout the day and free of clutter and objects
Establishes and maintains rapport with the clients and staff.
Assists co-workers as needed and flexes schedule to accommodate volume.
Accepts and completes assigned responsibilities and routine tasks in a timely manner.
Demonstrates the ability to work as a team member toward achieving department goals.