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FITNESS SPEC BARIATRIC CLINIC(Job Id 7184)

Duluth

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Job ID: 7184
Date posted: 08/27/2019

Work Type: PRN
Facility:

Other information:
Department: BARIATRIC CLINIC GMCD
Shift/Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 and some evenings

Work Type : PRN
Facility: GWINNETT MEDICAL DULUTH

Other information:
Department: BARIATRIC CLINIC GMCD


Shift/Hours : Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 and some evenings

Summary:
The Fitness Specialist educates pediatric, adolescent and adult patients to improve their wellness through exercise. The Fitness Specialist assesses patient abilities, makes physical activity and exercise recommendations, teaches safe and appropriate exercise execution, monitors patient progress and maintains records. The Fitness Specialist prescribes, directs and monitors individual and group exercise sessions. The Fitness Specialist provides education to patients and families regarding the benefits of exercise and reducing inactivity. The Fitness Specialist coordinates with a multidisciplinary team for program planning and development. .

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Health Science, Exercise/Sports Science, Exercise Physiology or related field

- CPR certification

- Ability to effectively communicate

- Previous experience in fitness testing, exercise program design, and program development

- Prior experience in exercise programming for adolescents and pediatrics

- ACSM-EP Certification

Preferred:

- Prior experience in exercise testing and prescription for special populations

- Group Fitness Instructor certification

- Weight Management Specialist certificate

- ASCM EIM Credential

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