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Exercise Physiologist

Location:Westport | Greenwich, CT
Salary Range:Full Time
Benefits:Competitive Salary and Benefits
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Other
Description:Performance is a private orthopedic/sports practice is looking for a full time Exercise Physiologist to join our expanding team. Position will assist physical therapist in providing treatment with the Physical Therapy Department. Candidate must have good orthopedic background with experience working with post-operative cases, sports related injuries, overuse syndromes, and general back and neck conditions.

We are currently accepting applications for an Exercise Physiologist to join our Performance team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team with an excellent reputation, and to work in one of our beautiful state of the art facilities with a talented team of experienced professionals.

A Performance Exercise Physiologist places an emphasis on quality and attentive client/patient care.

*The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Duties:Candidate must have exercise physiology experience in post-operative cases, sports related injuries, overuse syndromes, and general back and neck conditions. Position will at times will be crossed-utilized as a Liaison assisting DPT's during PT treatment.

Works closely with PT's and team to implement exercise prescriptions. Responsible for client education.

Recognizes and seeks learning opportunities relevant to advancing personal and professional competency.

Attends in-service meetings. Serves as a role model in wellness to clients & patients.

Participates in the implementation of quality control, and process improvement.

Responds with professional skills in all situations.

Participates in the implementation of the individualized treatment plan with specific focus on exercise prescription and client programs.

Responsible for education and documentation of care.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

Excellent communication skills both oral and written, organization skills

Self-motivational: displays self-motivation in meeting personal needs and goals

Ability to work well with clients, patients, families, physicians, and team members.

Demonstrates flexibility, responds positively to changes in the workload and works as a team player

Must be able to stand for long periods of time during training, have good mobility skills.

Must be an excellent communicator with customer service skills to inspire.

Must be willing to work some Saturdays.

Must demonstrates ability to prioritize and organize time by completing work within assigned events.

Accepts additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Abides by all established policy and procedures specific to the training room.

Functions effectively and according to policy training.

Communicates reports in a concise, informative manner.

Utilizes training equipment safely and efficiently.

Willing to ask questions when not sure of the correct action to take.

Dependability: Reliability and persistence in following through with assignments on schedule and to follow policies and rules.

Reports for event coverage and meetings at designated time.

Required to be flexible with accepting temporary duty assignments.

Accepts policies and their modifications without complaints.

Assuring the equipment is disinfected, organized & operational.
Qualifications:As a health allied professional, the Exercise Physiologist must have a current professional certification offered by a recognized organization.

Must be a caring Customer service talent.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or Exercise Science

* BLS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* ACLS preferred, ACSM Certification, and/or Exercise Specialist

* Recent and relevant experiences in orthopedic field
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