Exercise Job Description

Exercise Job Description

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Exercise provides the majority of the content and experience for the Exercise Physiology intern to successfully complete and master the role upon graduation.

Exercise Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective exercise job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included exercise job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review, evaluate and prepare detailed written documentation such as Master Sequence of Events List (MSEL), exercise objectives and injects, exercise evaluation guides, and task organization templates, communication plans, role player characters and scripts
Initially assesses exercise capacity of patients on individualized exercise prescription in accordance with the patient's admission stress test and physician recommendations
Performs exercise with patients, including warm-up and cool down exercises, demonstrating correct body positions and proper use of equipment to prevent injury
Monitors patients, evaluates initiation and advancement of exercise prescription
Guides patient's progress related to diagnosis according to accepted standards and individual tolerance
Evaluates patient conditions on a regular basis
Develops, updates, and participates with other members of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service team in the educational sessions for individual and group lectures on topics related to exercise and heart disease
Assists with cleaning and maintenance of exercise equipment and contacts Clinical Engineering for calibration and repairs as needed
Actively participates in collecting, compiling, assessing and documenting department based and patient care quality improvement information according to established standards
Demonstrates sound problem solving judgment and prioritizes skills in response to needs

Exercise Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Exercise

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, BLS, CPR, AHA, ACSM, BCLS, CES, NSCA, CITI, AED

Education for Exercise

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the exercise job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Education, Health, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Physiology, Science, Technical, Physical Education

Skills for Exercise

Desired skills for exercise include:

Anatomy
Benefits of aerobic exercise * Basic understanding of the cardiovascular system
Kinesiology * Participation in group exercise
Teaching * Moderate to high personal fitness level * Interpersonal and communication skills are essential
Exercise physiology
Ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs
Growth and development
To provide the care needed
Principles
Physiology

Desired experience for exercise includes:

Candidate must be able to chair and brief at planning conferences and be able to culminate findings in clear succinct reporting that will be actionable to the managers and fellow planners
Candidate must be willing to travel in support of customer goals
Candidates should have a proven track record working in a fast-paced environment while multitasking
Must be able to travel overseas and support exercises on the European or African continent
Applicants should have prior relevant experience supporting exercises
Applicant must be a US Citizen and possess a valid U.S. Driver's License and ability to obtain a U.S. Passport

Exercise Examples

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Exercise Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an exercise. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for exercise
  • Daily interaction in the fitness center
  • Assess clients for sports, industrial, tactical, fitness, human or functional performance
  • Recognize the need for performance modifications and/or injury risk factor education
  • Perform fitness and sports performance, industrial, tactical, and fitness assessments with emphasis on sports, human, functional and fitness performance enhancement
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate sports, industrial, tactical, human & fitness exercise programs
  • Review, evaluate and revise the established program weekly or as necessary
  • Assess fitness and sports performance clientele injury profile and performance level
  • Prepare and conduct both formal and informal education sessions
  • Recognize the need for and initiate collaboration with other team members, physicians, rehabilitation professionals, registered dieticians and other service providers to proactively resolve fitness and sports performance clientele needs
  • Communicate progress or change in fitness or sports performance client status
Qualifications for exercise
  • The candidate needs to be a self-starter able to effectively communicate with senior managers and coordinate with partners in verbal and written formats
  • Candidate must be Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Certified, Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEPP) Certified
  • Candidate must be familiar with the exercise business model and be able to take an exercise from the concept stage through to post exercise evaluations, after-action reports and when applicable implementation of results
  • Must have current personal training certification or strength and conditioning certification
  • Must be knowledgeable in potential disease states or injury and/or limitations for exercise, and be comfortable in altering exercise prescriptions for a group or an individual
  • Currently enrolled in a pre-PT program through an accredited University is preferred
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Exercise Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an exercise. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for exercise
  • Assesses patient exercise and nutritional needs for weight management, athletic sports participation, rehabilitation and chronically ill patients
  • All exercise scripts have to be co-signed by higher-level ES
  • Lower risk responsibilities
  • Design and implementation of patient specific therapeutic exercise programs, both individual and group programs
  • Treat and educate medically complex patients on disease management, symptom management and appropriate behavioral modifications
  • Perform follow-up on all patient therapeutic interventions
  • Document and provide feedback on patient progress
  • Work closely with physicians and other healthcare professionals directly involved in patient care
  • Prepare and maintain required reports and statistics
  • Monitor, assess, treat, and document patient tolerance of exercise in accordance with policies and procedures
Qualifications for exercise
  • Previous experience working or volunteering in a Physical Therapy setting is preferred
  • Possess a certification with ACSM as a Cancer Exercise Trainer
  • Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to write and conduct daily communications, prepare protocols and reports, and create program/data collection documents
  • Basic knowledge of data management, collection and analysis techniques
  • Self-motivated, a proactive learner and able to collaborate with a variety of investigators and individuals on our research team
  • Flexibility in daily routine and job tasks
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Exercise Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an exercise. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for exercise
  • Adheres to all departmental procedures and policies
  • Develop and conduct the fitness testing services available, including EKG treadmill tests, oxygen uptakes, body composition analysis, and muscle strength, flexibility and endurance assessments
  • Prepare patients and perform resting EKGs, holter monitors, and other cardiovascular diagnostic and monitoring procedures
  • Prescribe specific programs of exercise to patients and counsel them on how to achieve their fitness goals
  • Assist in the development and implementation of special exercise programs for individuals with health problems
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of wellness screenings offered to area businesses and organizations
  • Serve as a consultant and speaker on the importance of and effects of exercise and other health promotion topics
  • Assist in the establishment of data collection and evaluation procedures for fitness-related programs
  • Contribute to the advancement and promotion of services through participation in professional associations, writing articles for publications and representing the Medical Center in community activities
  • Monitor patients’ vital signs and be prepared to perform CPR or other necessary emergency first aid procedures, while seeking appropriate medical assistance
Qualifications for exercise
  • Compassion and patience in interacting with adults regarding sensitive subject matter such as cancer, mortality, fatigue, and other side-effects of cancer and cancer treatments
  • An ability to represent the University, Department and Center, internally and externally, in a professional and positive manner
  • BLS & ACLS through the American Heart Association required within six months of hire
  • Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science or related field
  • Exercise prescriptions, program planning and development
  • Current AHA Health Care Provider BLS certificate
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Exercise Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of exercise. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for exercise
  • Cleans, maintains, and inspects exercise equipment
  • Implement and effectively monitor protocol-specific exercise training sessions in the Exercise Oncology Service’s research studies, in adherence with the best practices
  • Utilize appropriate monitoring techniques and technologies to optimize training sessions and assess resting and exercise vital signs and symptoms, including heart rate, blood pressure and oxygen saturation
  • Calibrate, operate and maintain exercise training equipment (e.g., treadmill, ergometers, sphygmomanometer, scales, heart rate monitors, resistance machines)
  • Conduct individualized program orientation for patient and family
  • Complete patient assessment, forming and implementing a multidisciplinary plan of care
  • Initiate discharge planning upon admission and coordinate movement towards these goals throughout the patient's program
  • Develop and advance the patient's exercise program based on the physiological and electrocardiographic response to exercise
  • Monitor the clinical status of patients in collaboration with the registered nurses
  • Provide counseling and support to patients, family members, and significant others
Qualifications for exercise
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, and holidays, if needed
  • Proof of current BLS or CPR card
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with a high volume health and fitness facility
  • Cardiac rehabilitation experience preferred
  • Determine and educate patients on appropriate exercise interventions
  • ACLS certification required after 6 months of employment
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Exercise Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of exercise. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for exercise
  • Responsible for certain level patient care productivity as indicated by individual Unit Procedures
  • Performs initial assessment and evaluation of exercise therapy needs for specifically assigned patient populations
  • Manages, tracks and reports the finances of the Heart and Lung wellness Programs Scholarship fund
  • Developing presentations
  • Prepares written evaluations of subordinate staffs for Command approval
  • Supervise exercise training sessions and conduct diagnostic testing independently as required and per study protocol, including maximal cardiopulmonary exercise testing with 12-lead ECG interpretation without direct medical supervision
  • Assist with daily operations of clinical research protocols including data acquisition and proper study documentation
  • Responsible for developing exercise prescriptions for research patient populations according to protocol guidelines
  • Conduct the informed consent process with potential study participants
  • Ability to recognize symptom changes/signs of problems and activate the appropriate medical response and processes
Qualifications for exercise
  • Review current research and update materials as needed
  • Fitness or Wellness program experience
  • Exercise or Fitness certification
  • Ability to maintain exercise equipment
  • Certified Exercise Test Technologist within 6 months of Date-of-Hire, required
  • Proficiency in ECG monitoring and interpretation

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