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Activity Based Exercise Specialist

Allina Health

Allina Health

Golden Valley, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

February 06, 2024

Department:

31602010 Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute NeuroRecovery Network

Shift:

Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

40

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

None

Job Summary:

Design and deliver activity based exercise programs for individuals. Includes client assessments, exercise program design and progression, and data entry.

Key Position Details:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Day/Evening shifts
  • No weekends
  • Benefit Eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Complete initial and 90 day assessments.
    • Follow assessment protocols to complete assessment and enter data results into database.
    • Utilize assessments to develop exercise program appropriate for client's goals. Exercise includes locomotor training, overground activities, Functional Electrical Stimulation bike, cardiovascular and strengthening exercises.
    • Complete outcomes measures as appropriate.
  • Design and deliver activity based exercise programs.
    • Deliver exercise program based on lagging factors from assessment.
    • Modify exercise program as client progresses.
    • Enter exercise session data into database following protocols.
    • Provide documentation of client progress for insurance coverage , statistical and financial reporting.
  • Provide direction to fitness specialist to assure that exercise programs are delivered following protocol.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology required or
  • Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology required or
  • Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related therapy field required and
  • Master's degree in Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology preferred or
  • Master's degree in Kinesiology preferred or
  • Master's degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related therapy field preferred
  • 2 to 5 Years in developing exercise programs for people with disability required
  • American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist Or equivalent Upon Hire preferred


Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently