Health Professional Job Description

Health Professional Job Description

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Health professional provides comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy to those utilizing mental health services.

Health Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Respond quickly to and assess inmates in need of crisis intervention
Consult with the multidisciplinary team on all crisis intervention cases for possible transfers to alternate levels of care
Delivers direct care for employees at site according to medical directives within the scope of practice and regulations of the State Nurse Practice Act in the applied state
Adheres to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Worker's Compensation, Adheres to HIPAA compliance of confidentiality of employees' personal health information
Work on-call weekends/holidays and nights duties on a rotational basis with other laboratory staff
Work in an environment that may expose you to fumes, chemicals, liquid nitrogen, extreme cold, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease
Frequently wash your hands, as biohazardous materials may be present
Collect anthropometric measures (including neck and waist circumference, height, weight and body fat percentage) from participants at health assessments
Screen participants for high blood pressure at health assessments
Measure blood glucose and cholesterol via finger stick

Health Professional Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Health Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AED, CPR, NASM, ACSM, NSCA, AFAA, ACE

Education for Health Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Social Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health, Education, Nursing, Counseling, Human Services, Social Work

Skills for Health Professional

Desired skills for health professional include:

Group and individual psychotherapy
Crisis intervention
Psychological assessment techniques
Mental health counseling
Mental health consultation
Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Bio-psycho-social functions that contribute to mental health
Evidence-Based Practice and psychotherapy research methods
Member/patient confidentiality
Professional board standards as is related to member treatment

Desired experience for health professional includes:

Normal physical demands include a high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a PC
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification is required within thirty (30) days of date of hire
Years of experience providing therapy in a mental health/chemical dependency treatment environment
Valid Minnesota drivers license preferred
5+ years’ experience in group exercise, personal training, or fitness related field preferred
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, data entry

Health Professional Examples

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Health Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a health professional. 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 health professional
  • Assist Program Manager in developing, implementing and evaluating the yearly strategic business plan to identify contract deliverables, program/ service offerings, targeted outcomes and marketing strategy
  • Strategically support the Program Manager and other site partners as needed to ensure coordinated delivery of services and customer satisfaction
  • Track Fitness Facility usage and program participation including but not limited to group exercise classes and personal training program (ongoing data entry/monthly reports)
  • Assist with monthly/quarterly reporting as needed
  • Maintain updated marketing materials at client site aimed to drive program participation
  • Establish a strategic marketing plan as appropriate and in compliance with the site communications guidelines
  • Drive employee engagement around all centrally delivered programs and wellness/fitness center programs effectively
  • Assist with site community events Operation Smile, Heart Walk, United Way as needed
  • Maintain all membership information
  • Manage the personal training program
Qualifications for health professional
  • Industry recognized Group Exercise certification preferred but required with in 60 days of employment
  • Applicant must be able to manage multiple tasks and work both independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • AED certification preferred
  • Group Exercise class instruction requires recognized industry certification (Must obtain within 30 days of hire)
  • Personal Training requires industry certification (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM) (Must obtain within 30 days of hire)
  • Master’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work, nursing, rehabilitation, pre-med, theology, or anthropology, plus one year experience in a CASSP system program
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a health professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health professional
  • Provide group counseling as clinically appropriate, and which has been agreed upon by the treatment team
  • Initiate, complete and maintain all treatment plans, including group therapy portions of treatment plans
  • Complete bio-psychosocial assessments and other mental health reports and summaries as required
  • Provide documentation in accordance with department policies, procedures and Health Services Bulletins
  • Complete a daily operations log
  • Participate in mandatory training activities orientation of new staff
  • Adhere to universal precautions and other appropriate infection control practices
  • Adhere to regulations of medical chart “sign outs” and return all charts to Medical Records daily or via site specific Medical Records protocol
  • Assists with researching a variety of health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant educational materials
  • Participates in membership drives to acquire new participants
Qualifications for health professional
  • Personal Training certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, or NASM) will be required within 6 months of employment
  • Manage site drug and alcohol testing program, conduct risk assessment & hazard identification activities, training programs and medical surveillance
  • Perform calibration and bump testing of air monitors, maintain & operate various toxic atmosphere testing instruments and apply industrial hygiene principles to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control risk
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Engineering, Environmental/Earth Sciences or a related field
  • 2 – 6 years of health & safety experience preferably in the environmental field, heavy/civil construction and hazardous waste remediation
  • Must have 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training or ability to complete upon hire
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a health professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for health professional
  • May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff
  • May assist in orientation and training of new employees
  • Responsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports
  • Conducts mental health interviews, screenings, and evaluations and determines appropriate mental health services and treatment plans to address an inmate’s, detainee’s, or resident’s (I/D/R) specific mental health needs in accordance with the mission of the outpatient mental
  • Responsible for direct and indirect clinical services that are provided in the office unless remote work agreement is available upon hire
  • Makes decisions related to treatment planning
  • Understands mental health diagnosis and treatment
  • Responsible for maintaining caseload, by contacting patients and discharging as appropriate
  • Responsible for ongoing communications with their supervisor and other members of the treatment team
  • Participates in staff meetings, trainings, supervision, and continuing education activities as needed to maintain quality provision and coordination of care professional licensure and/or certification
Qualifications for health professional
  • Ability to understand and interpret standards and regulations from OSHA, ANSI, NFPA
  • Strong organizational and writing skills are a must
  • A minimum of one year of industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Personal Training certification (from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, or NASM) is preferred, but will be required within six months of employment
  • 1-2 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Personal Training certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, NASM) preferred but required within six months from hire
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a health professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health professional
  • Provision of support and/or monitoring of patient's mental condition for institutional psychiatric staff as assigned by the Mental Health Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor or Mental Health Director
  • Compliance with employee standards of the Facility
  • Performing all duties required by Israeli law for a certified safety officer (19 duties)
  • Providing professional guidance to H&S trusties in sites
  • Providing safety support to service employees working in customer’s sites
  • Supporting emergency response teams retaining
  • Support retaining of H&S management systems such as ISO 45001 and accreditation
  • Support collection, process and retention of information required by regulations and corporate H&S
  • Supporting radiation safety array management
  • Managing safety-training array
Qualifications for health professional
  • Candidates may hold a Certification as diabetes screener
  • If hired as an RN or LPN, you must be licensed within the state of Georgia
  • The most competitive candidates will have at least one year of experience and the ability to understand and adapt to the needs and abilities of obese, largely sedentary men who are likely to have chronic diseases or chronic health conditions
  • A CPR certification is preferred
  • A valid California Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record is required
  • Must meet DOJ residency requirements, and be from an allied nation
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a health professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health professional
  • Performing EHS tours in all sites
  • Partner with Human Resources and implement Wellness programs that target risk factors in the community
  • Implement on-site clinics in the Franklin, NH site including season flu, blood pressure, blood sugar, and others to emphasize employee wellness
  • Systematically develop work station functional job requirements
  • Partner with Human Resources on standardizing pre-employment physicals
  • Evaluate workstation ergonomics and partnering with Manufacturing Engineering and Continuous Improvement teams to develop corrective actions that eliminate or reduce ergonomic risk factors while maintaining a productive work environment
  • Be a member of the first responders team and be willing to provide immediate emergency care for employees
  • Participate in accident investigations with the operating supervisors and employees
  • Develop and implement a Transitional Return to Work program across the US manufacturing sites
  • Case manage workers compensation and employee work restrictions
Qualifications for health professional
  • Personal Training industry certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA or NASM required within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to work in crisis situations in a professional and mature manner
  • Current CPR/AED certifications from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Current First Aid and CPR/AED or BLS certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Experience instructing a variety of group exercise formats is required
  • Personal Training requires industry certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA or NASM) within 90 days of hire

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