Provides exercise and cardiac rehabilitative services. Assists with daily program operation and customer service. Acts as a personal trainer for clients. Teaches proper exercise technique. Counsels clients based on fitness and recovery needs. Develops fitness programs based on client needs. Services include fitness assessment, exercise prescription and supervision,. Work requires decision-making skills, emergency medical skills, supervisory skills, written and verbal communication skills. Incumbent should strive to be physically fit and live a healthy lifestyle to be a role model for the clients. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health, and healing. Performs other duties as assigned.Responsibilities
Requirements, Preferences and Experience Education
- Displays knowledge of cardiovascular disease, fitness assessment techniques, acceptable fitness levels and exercise prescription.
- Provides direction and supervision of clients who are exercising.
- Meets educational needs of clients and community.
- Maintains an organized, safe, clean, and efficient exercise environment.
- Completes assgned administrative duties
- Contributes to the development of staff and students.
- Completes assigned goals.
Preferred: Specilaized training and/or certification related to practice setting. Completion of a BS degree in Exercise Physiology, Rehabilitation, or similar program.
Minimum: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties. Able to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as client records. Ability to communicate verbally with other employees, physicians and other professionals.Experience
Preferred: 1 year experience.
Minimum: Entry levelLicensure, Registration, Certification
Minimum: BLS certification within 14 days of hire dateSpecial Skills
Minimum: Basic computer literacy skills.Training
Preferred: Arthritis Foundation Certification, ANA Rehab Certification, CSCS Certification, MES Certification, APTA Rehab Certification or AACVPR.About Baptist Memorial Health Care
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.At Baptist, We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid vacation/time off
- Continuing education opportunities
- Generous retirement plan
- Health insurance, including dental and vision
- Sick leave
- Service awards
- Free parking
- Short-term disability
- Life insurance
- Health care and dependent care spending accounts
- Education assistance/continuing education
- Employee referral program
Position: 11847 - Physioloigst-Exercise II
Facility: BMH-NEA Hospital
Department: JO Cardiac Rehab NEA Baptist Jonesboro
Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Located in the Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas metro area