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Title:  Exercise Specialist-PRN-Germantown Job

Date:  Mar 22, 2024
Facility:  Germantown (0204)


Responsible for conducting physiological testing and patient assessments, developing exercise plans, and conducting exercise and education sessions for patients. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Physiology, Physical Education or closely related field with emphasis on adult fitness. 

Internship or one year of

experience in cardiac



Current certification as a BLS provider.




Master’s degree is preferred.



Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine as an Exercise Specialist







  • Familiar with a variety of exercise science concepts, practices, and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of contraindications to exercise and appropriate safety procedures.
  • Ability to model a healthy lifestyle to the patients and clients served.
  • Ability to work without close supervision, to organize multiple tasks and to maintain control of workflow.
  • Ability to explain and demonstrate fitness and exercise techniques to others.
  • Ability to demonstrate good customer service skills; ability to work well as a part of a team of professionals.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts physiological testing and assessments on patients in accordance with current program policies and procedures.
  • Develops and conducts exercise plans for patients based on individualized treatment plans and assessment outcomes.
  • Educates patients and family members based on individual treatment goals, patient progress, and approved educational materials.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Exercise Science, Sports Medicine, Intern, Physiology, Rehabilitation, Hospitality, Healthcare, Entry Level

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