POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the development and administration of fitness assessments, work capacity evaluations, exercise/fitness prescription, work conditioning assessments, therapeutic and preventive exercise programs, ergonomic services, and the development and presentation of education/training programs. The position may provide health coaching and health promotion as appropriate.
- Responsible for the development and delivery of comprehensive health-related, fitness and therapeutic exercise services appropriate to improve and/or maintain employee’s capacity for safely meeting the physical demands of their jobs.
- Develop and conduct comprehensive health risk management and musculoskeletal education, training and interventions to site employees and managers/supervisors.
- Administer work capacity evaluations and testing in the areas of musculoskeletal health functions, work physical/functional capacity and fitness.
- Assist in conducting field-based work site analysis and reporting of musculoskeletal ergonomic hazards to contractor management, case management and/or HPMC OMS medical providers.
- Effectively communicates programs, services and information to diverse audience.
- Provide consultation to the site in areas of worker physical capacity, fitness, ergonomic or performance issues.
- Communicate with appropriate clinic medical providers and, case management, regarding work conditioning assessments, intervention plans, and progress/status to assure continuity of care.
- Contribute to the selection of program resources and materials, program outcome measurement, program quality improvement and assuring program compliance with accreditation standards and performance measures.
- Contribute to teamwork and participate in meetings and committees as required.
- Interface with the community such as public health, local hospitals, and community groups and community health programs.
- Perform routine administrative tasks and duties as required.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, and the public.
- Adhere to and foster acceptable health and safety practices.
- Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the minimum educational credentials from an accredited school, college or university and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology or a related field.
- American College of Sports Medicine Clinical Exercise Physiologist or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification required or must obtain within 1 year of employment.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience with exercise prescription and/or general conditioning principles.
- Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques to develop training sessions and materials appropriate to assigned programs and audience needs. Demonstrated facilitation and training skills incorporating an understanding of adult learning principles and methodology.
- American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider certification.
- Ability to perform evaluations, assessments and testing required as essential functions (including musculoskeletal assessment, fitness assessment, graded exercise testing, and kinesiotherapy)
- Ability to interpret static and dynamic 12-lead ECG and knowledge of functional and exercise testing guidelines.
- Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulation, guidelines, policies and procedures that effect essential functions.
- Ability to teach and work with groups or individuals in a wellness setting and communicate a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
- Knowledge and application of laws and regulations governing health information (i.e. Privacy Act of 1974, HIPAA, etc.).
- Demonstrated experience speaking in front of diverse groups and at maintaining a professional demeanor in manner and dress.
- Ability to write appropriate exercise prescriptions for prevention, therapeutic and risk reduction programs.
- Ability to appropriately maintain private and confidential medical information, and to maintain confidentiality in communications with management and others.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and poise when dealing with the public and co-workers.
- Good analytical skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers, office equipment, and standard office software including Microsoft Office: Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Publisher; SharePoint; ability to learn other programs and customized applications.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: The following skills or experience are highly valued, but not required to perform the essential functions of this position.
- Master’s Degree in Health Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a related field.
- Experience in an occupational health services organization.
- Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: This position reports to the Occupational Health and Wellness Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: This position does not directly supervise any employees.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to walk, sit or stand for extended periods of time; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear; have sufficient manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone and other such office equipment as necessary; may occasionally move and/or lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to drive to various project sites and offices is required; specific visual abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Mental limitations: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people and able to answer questions and provide guidance in a professional and friendly manner.
- Work environment: Work will mainly be performed out in the Hanford site field and will involve frequent contact with other HPMC and project employees, customers, clients, representatives and vendors; work may be stressful at times; interaction with others is frequent and may be interruptive; may occasionally work hours outside of typical work schedule to accommodate needs; opportunities for local and domestic travel may occur; the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
How to apply:
Please send a completed HPMC Application packet found on the careers page of www.hpmcorporation.com, including a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements, to email@example.com.
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This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.