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Exercise Specialist

NJ Spine and Wellness
East Brunswick, NJ
  • Posted: 3 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

NJ Spine and Wellness, an industry-leading multidisciplinary practice, is seeking an Exercise Specialist to guide patients through therapeutic exercise and assist with rehabilitation protocols. To be successful in this role, the Exercise Specialist must be positive, energetic, and compassionate when working with a wide variety of patients.

The ideal candidate will assist the Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Chiropractors, and Athletic Trainers during sessions, and will also be able to perform basic administrative and clerical duties.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients to and from the waiting area and therapy area
  • Lift and move patients with mobility issues from tables and chairs
  • Guide patients through therapeutic exercises assigned by the Physical Therapist(s), Occupational Therapist(s), and Athletic Trainer(s)
  • Assist with patient progression through the use of PPTs: Physical Performance Testing (Functional Movement Screening/ computerized strength testing/ balance assessments)
  • Set up applicable therapy equipment and modalities as required
  • Continuously sanitize therapy areas after every patient
  • Assist the floor staff with inventory and product replenishment
  • Assist patients as they complete their functional rehabilitation programs
  • Maintain a safe and steady flow of patients as individuals finish up and arrive on site
  • Monitor patients' progress during sessions and collaborate with provider for progression/regression in PT program(s)
  • Maintain open communication with fellow rehabilitation technicians, Athletic Trainers, and floor staff
  • Report patient signs or symptoms to the provider(s) and administrative staff
  • Comply with company rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Support marketing initiatives by attending marketing and outreach events as requested
  • Maintain professional relationships with all employees and adhering to company policies regarding

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree or already obtained a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field
  • Minimum 1 year experience or equivalent
  • Physical strength to lift and move patients
  • Patience and compassion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn

Why Join Us:

  • Evidence-based medical practice treating patients from all walks of life
  • Revolutionary Team approach to medicine
  • Cutting-edge facilities that feature technology such as Alter-G, DRX9000 Spinal Decompression, Class IV Laser, Game Ready, and NormaTec Compression Therapy
  • Real-world experiences to prepare for career in healthcare
  • Reference letters to submit with your application based on individual performance

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
NJ Spine and Wellness is educating employees and patients about steps they can take to protect themselves and others through the implementation of the CDC recommendations. We are also implementing additional measures to keep our facilities clean.

NJ Spine and Wellness

Address

East Brunswick, NJ
08816 USA

Industry

Sports and Recreation

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