Part-time Exercise Instructor – Cardiac Rehab

  • Company:
    Halton Healthcare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

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Specific Department and Program:
Cardiac Rehab
Number of positions required:
Posted Date:
Oct 25, 2018
Halton Healthcare Posting #:
Exercise Instructor x 2 positions
Cardiac Rehab
Part-time (must provide availability of up to a .6 FTE)
Various Rotating Shifts (generally between 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.)
Hours are subject to change based on operational needs.
OTMH (travel to Milton site as needed)
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community’s growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
This is what you’ll be doing:
As an Exercise Instructor, your primary duties will include: providing exercise instruction under the supervisor of the Class Case Manager (who is a Registered Nurse or Physiotherapist), assisting with the ongoing development and evaluation of the service model of the Cardiac Rehab Program including exercise class structure, educational information, progression of patients’ exercise programs and organizing reassessment testing; ensuring consistency in approach for patients by assessing and identifying patients goals, planning, implementing and evaluating patients’ progress with other team members; practicing within the program’s standards of care; performing patient care documentation in accordance with professional standards (as applicable) and hospital policy; participating and facilitating patient/family education utilizing adult education principles and motivational interviewing; complying with and committing to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital policies and procedures, including responding to emergencies; ensuring a safe environment for all patients and staff/volunteers.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Health related College diploma at minimum required and/or Baccalaureate Degree in a regulated health profession preferred. Required education program must include exercise prescription/progression within Rehab
Minimum of 3 years direct exercise instructional/progression related experience with Cardiac Rehab type population
Excellent goal setting, exercise progression and assessment skills
BCLS required
ACSM Exercise Specialist certification or equivalent preferred or in progress
Working knowledge of adult learning principles and coaching techniques
Ability to establish effective relationships with patients and team members
Experience with organizing, coordinating and overseeing large volumes of patients in a short period of time
Proven ability to multitask, prioritize, and leverage sound clinical decision-making
Well-developed negotiation and conflict-resolution skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
Proven ability to work in an interdisciplinary team
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Power Point)
Date Posted:
October 25, 2018
Internal applications due by:
November 1, 2018
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.