Job Information

University of Utah Clinical Exercise Program Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 09/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN11688N

Job Title PS Clinical Exercise Pr Asst

Working Title Clinical Exercise Program Assistant

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01620 - Chief Wellness Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $7.25 to $14.18

Close Date

Job Summary

  • Prepares equipment and treatment area for patient care.
  • Directs patients to appropriate treatment area.
  • Assists patients with transfers on/off exercise equipment.
  • Performs equipment adjustments as needed for individual participants.
  • Provides general supervision of exercise activities including monitoring of clients during exercise to assure safety and to provide verbal feedback as necessary in regards to proper execution and form.
  • Monitors vital statistics pre-, during and post-exercise including heart rate, blood pressure and blood glucose measurements and reports adverse reactions.
  • Conducts manual stretching exercise for clients
  • Ensures safety of patient in clinic at all times, but also aids with balance and ambulation activities.
  • Assists with record keeping of clinic data.
  • Maintains clinic cleanliness and organization.

Responsibilities

• Prepares equipment and treatment area for patient care.

• Directs patients to appropriate treatment area.

• Assists patients with transfers on/off exercise equipment.

• Performs equipment adjustments as needed for individual participants.

• Provides general supervision of exercise activities including monitoring of clients during exercise to assure safety and to provide verbal feedback as necessary in regards to proper execution and form.

• Monitors vital statistics pre-, during and post-exercise including heart rate, blood pressure and blood glucose measurements and reports adverse reactions.

• Conducts manual stretching exercise for clients

• Ensures safety of patient in clinic at all times, but also aids with balance and ambulation activities.

• Assists with record keeping of clinic data.

• Maintains clinic cleanliness and organization.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, or equivalency; 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 requirements. 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.

Preferences

Students majoring in health related fields or persons with experience in rehabilitation services and exercise training preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.