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Southern Illinois Healthcare EXERCISE SPECIALIST in Herrin, Illinois

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At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees.

As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services.

Responsible for exercising a specific patient population.

  • Performs and implements specific levels of exercise based on protocols and guidelines for activity of patients

  • Provides supervision to assistants and students

  • Provides education and marketing support.

  • Participates with the multidisciplinary teams.

  • Conducts routine exercise tests and prepares exercise programs

  • Trains and demonstrates proper exercise techniques and equipment use to patient population

  • Documents patient progress.

  • Level II: Trains with a certified Exercise Physiologist for 600 documented clinical hours within a one year period of time while learning to develop, implement, and coordinate exercise programs and administer medical tests under physician’s supervision.

  • Level II: Required to pass American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) certification exam within one year of moving to Level II.

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or relevant health related field

  • Current BLS

  • Technical Experience: 3 years

  • Knowledge in exercise prescription in clinical populations, muscular anatomy, passive and active range of motion



Requisition ID: 2021-8424

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Street: 201 S 14th Street

Shift: Days

Name: CVP Rehab