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Exercise Specialist
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90668414

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Exercise Specialist

Join a team of clinical researchers who excel in exercise testing of pediatric and adult patients. As an Exercise Specialist, you would bring a high level skillset of organization, communication, and attention to detail with patients and staff alike.

Please note this position will hire after July 1, 2018.

Key responsibilities of the Exercise Specialist are:

+ Conducts neuromuscular function and fitness assessments among cancer survivors and controls, including children and adults

+ Operates physical performance testing equipment including isokinetic strength, balance, surface EMG, ECG and gas analysis systems

+ Completes appropriate documentation and communicates with primary investigator, clinic and research staff

+ Reviews medical records to determine exercise precautions and contra-indications prior to participant visits, reviews data for accuracy, assists with protocol design and study development

+ Assists with manuscript preparation and review

+ One (1) year of experience in cardiac rehabilitation and/or exercise testing required

+ Clinical and/or research experience preferred. A Master's degree in physical therapy, exercise physiology or related field may be considered in lieu of experience

+ Bachelor's degree in a physical therapy, exercise physiology, or a related field required

+ Master's degree preferred

+ Licensure by the State of Tennessee Board of Examiners, Division of Health Related Boards, in Physical Therapy or Certification as an Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine (CEP) requiring a minimum of 600 verifiable hours of practical experience is required within one (1) year of hire.

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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WITS Req ID: 38759

Posted Department: Epidemiology & Cancer Control

Street: 262 Danny Thomas Place

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