University of Utah Job Description
Clinical Exercise Program Assistants help patients with chronic disease and disability with therapeutic exercise regimens. This may include aerobic conditioning, strength training, active and passive stretching exercise, and balance and ambulation. The position may also include clerical duties such as exercise data entry in patient records.
High School Diploma, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); Interest in health care or fitness related field; Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service; Enthusiastic attitude toward fitness and exercise, and effective communication skills.
Students majoring in health related fields or persons with experience in rehabilitation services and exercise training preferred. Current Basic Life Support Card or completion of certification within one month of hire.
Completion HIPAA certification during first week of employment.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking, standing, walking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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