Exercise Specialist Job Description

Exercise Specialist Job Description

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Exercise specialist provides exercise and lifestyle modification programs and education guidelines for cardiovascular patients in the stress lab and cardiac rehab maintenance program.

Exercise Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Health care related field preferred such as C.N.A., LPN, ED Tech, Exercise Physiology, EKG
Provide initial tours for interested participants
Phone calls, appointment reminders, emails
Program marketing, handouts
Maintain and keep up to date files for active and completed participants
Data collection and entry into database software/platforms (Access, REDCap)
Creating and developing appropriate exercise prescriptions for program participants
Leading one-on-one and semi-private training sessions with participants
Co-conducting initial and post assessments and estimated 1 RM tests, which include an introduction to the fitness equipment, weight machines and facility
Research and review participants medical history, incl

Exercise Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Exercise Specialist

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

Education for Exercise Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Exercise Specialist

Desired skills for exercise specialist include:

Exercise physiology
Role of lifestyle modification in lowering cardiovascular risk factors
Nutrition
Available clinical records
Limitations to exercise
Obtains any relevant information from the patient about recent activity level
Pain
Principles and practices of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
Understanding of each
Contraindications to exercise and appropriate safety procedures

Desired experience for exercise specialist includes:

Be available for questions/concerns from student interns
Observing and conducting assessments with other staff and/or interns (all assessments require 2 assessors)
Attend seminars that will increase your understanding of exercising with the cancer population
Attend relevant events specific to the BFitBWell Cancer Exercise Program and AHWC facility
Responsible to the Exercise Operations Manager for all contract support related tasks and responsibilities associated with all live, virtual, and constructive training support to the Joint Multinational Training Center (JMTC) and the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC)
Applies technical knowledge and understanding of the complex technical support requirements to ensure accomplishment of all JMRC contract support missions to include technical support and operations of the JMRC Instrumentation Systems, the Observer Controller Communications System, the Training and Analysis Facility, and all Tactical Engagement Systems

Exercise Specialist Examples

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Exercise Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an exercise specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for exercise specialist
  • Oversees the automated work-order process (MAXIMO system) to rapidly resolve technical issues and customer concerns and to ensure engineers and technicians rapidly repair JMRC-IS issues
  • Applies knowledge and expertise related to military operations and training coupled with the complex technical JMRC requirements to assess the daily progress of rotational planning, missions, and scenarios in order to anticipate maintenance issues and expedite corrective actions
  • Allocates resources against operations and system integration tasks associated with JMRC-IS
  • Accomplishes work unsupervised
  • Lead the development of exercise program materials and job aids following the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)
  • Lead exercise evaluation and process improvement through the corrective action program
  • Engage external emergency management stakeholders at the local, state, and Federal level, and with utility industry professionals
  • Assures that the fitness and sports performance participants will be working in a fun and safe environment
  • Develops and implements fitness and sports performance programs for youth, junior high school, high school, adult, and elite athletes, industrial and tactical service personnel, youth, adolescent, adult, senior and chronic disease and disabled fitness participants
  • Maintains orderly control of FSP individual and group sessions at all times
Qualifications for exercise specialist
  • Applicants may be subject to an extensive background investigation
  • Drug testing and pre-employment physical examination are required
  • This is a Part time position – 32 hours weekly
  • Drive continuous improvement by improving and maturing the company’s incident management and response capabilities through a comprehensive exercise program that is coordinated with training and planning programs, and incorporates industry best practices and lessons learned
  • Interact with all department personnel and across OU functional areas at all levels of the company
  • Support incidents as an Emergency Management SME
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Exercise Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an exercise specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for exercise specialist
  • Orient student interns, new staff and other personnel to the goals and objectives of FSP
  • Educate interns, new staff and other personnel regarding goals and objectives for strength and conditioning of sport performance, industrial, tactical, human performance, fitness and medical fitness clientele
  • Keeps current knowledge base regarding developments or trends in fitness and sports performance, and training equipment and modalities in order to maintain/enhance expertise
  • Actively participate in SLFSP in-services
  • Participate in conferences/symposiums as able
  • Independently reads journals and other educational materials related to the position
  • Actively participate in departmental and/or procedural development
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to care for sport, industrial, tactical, human performance, fitness and medical fitness clientele using a developmental perspective
  • Possess the knowledge and skills to explain all modes of exercise used within the Cardiac/Pulmonary rehab programs and be able to assist patients with each modality (treadmill, nustep, upper body ergometer, recumbent bike and stationary bike)
  • Monitor patients while exercising including HR, B/P, 02 saturation and telemetry
Qualifications for exercise specialist
  • May be required to travel by military or commercial air to conferences, meetings, or other functions away from the normal duty station
  • Eight (8) or more years of experience working in the field of emergency management at the local, state, or Federal level
  • Eight (8) or more years working on the design and delivery of emergency management or resiliency related exercises, or comparable initiatives related to disaster preparedness
  • Experience leading complex incident management projects with multiple internal stakeholders, including representing your organization with external parties
  • Bachelor’ degree in technical discipline or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Eight (8) years working in the field of emergency management response, planning, training, and/or exercise design
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Exercise Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of exercise specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for exercise specialist
  • Equipment maintenance including cleaning equipment once per day and reporting all problems to be repaired
  • Other duties as assigned by the department coordinator
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of principles related to disease process cardiac disease, pulmonary disease, diabetes, obesity
  • Experience with pulmonary and cardiac patients highly preferred
  • Ability to work with patients in cardiac rehabilitation and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Must be capable of lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds, and be able to push/pull, climb, stoop, kneel, walk, sit, crouch/squat, crawl, flex/position/twist, stand, hold, and reach
  • Lead exercise project teams and tasks
  • Facilitate and train large groups
  • Stakeholder identification
  • Possesses comprehensive understanding of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease
Qualifications for exercise specialist
  • Support exercise evaluation and process improvement through the corrective action program
  • Four or more years of experience working in the field of emergency management at the local, state, or Federal level
  • Four or more years of experience working on the design and delivery of emergency management or resiliency related exercises, or comparable initiatives related to disaster preparedness
  • Experience leading complex projects with multiple stakeholders, including representing an organization with external parties
  • Four years working in the field of emergency management response, planning, training, and/or exercise design
  • Organization, communication, physical assessment, exercise prescription, and facility management
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Exercise Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of exercise specialist. 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 specialist
  • Deliver quality care for cardiac rehabilitation phase 2 and phase 3 clients
  • Support the Heart and Vascular Institute primary and secondary prevention programs, educational classes, and other existing health education services
  • Provides education/support of lifestyle modifications
  • Travel to Proactive Care Clinics and perform in person training with staff
  • Organize and prioritize training needs for PT staff involved with clinical operations
  • Establish coaching metrics to track performance
  • Measure and evaluate need for in person training/check-ins at clinic locations
  • Work alongside the National Exercise Program Manager to construct the education syllabus and refine the education process
  • Manage and coach team of Lead PT Ambassadors
  • Responsible for providing weekly support and education to all existing PT ambassadors
Qualifications for exercise specialist
  • Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEPP) graduate, from the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), accredited through the International Association of Emergency Management (IAEM), or other emergency /crisis management qualification
  • Support the development of exercise program materials and job aids following the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)
  • Experience with the HSEEP design, development, and execution process
  • Knowledge of the National Response Framework (NRF)
  • Ability to show SOFA status
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Exercise Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an exercise specialist. 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 specialist
  • Problem solve, while knowing which topics and situations need to be addressed by the National Exercise Program Manager
  • Work on Proactive Care projects and assignments
  • Complete projects and tasks needed to grow the business and operational efficiency of the Proactive Care Model
  • Provide clinical support as needed
  • Collaborate with medical providers and RD (clients) on each patients’ Plan of Care and provide initial exercise recommendations for RD and the patients’ trainer
  • Make suggested pairings of patient and PT based off need and personality
  • Manage clinic and trainer appointment communication
  • Responsible for communicating and educating the LTF trainers on what exercise recommendations are suggested from the OHE process
  • Ensure that PTScheduler has PT Ambassadors properly labeled in the scheduler and that there is enough availability to handle patient volume
  • Complete Payroll for Clinical PT Team
Qualifications for exercise specialist
  • Has either been employed by, or provided consultation services to a large electric or other utility
  • BA or BS degree in Emergency Management or Homeland Security, including Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness or 3+ years of experience with exercise development or emergency management in lieu of a degree
  • Experience with Marine Corps air station operations and base support plans (BSPs)
  • MA or MS degree in Emergency Management or Homeland Security
  • Of the specific clinic
  • Experience with SharePoint to support, maintain, and integrate J37 knowledge management requirements

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