Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hiring a full-time Certified Lymphedema PT to work in our multi-disciplinary Dayani Center. Our medical fitness facility is for adults recovering from or managing medical conditions by addressing whole body needs. We offer unique approaches to health care including a warm water therapy pool, track, gym, as well as one on one therapy sessions with our patients. This full time PT position will work in our lymphedema team of PTs who treat edema, lymphedema, and lipedema.
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for quality fitness programming in the areas of fitness instruction and member services. Develop and lead cardiovascular/strength/mind-body fitness classes. Instructors must feel comfortable in front of a group and be able to teach proper form and alignment for movements and exercises.
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 1 year experience
Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)- Certified Aquatics Fitness Professional
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Group Exercise Instructor
International Sports Science Association (ISSA)- Certified Specialist in Group Exercise
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)- Certified Group Exercise Instructor
Provide individualized instruction while leading the entire group fitness class
Warm-up major muscles and gradually increase ROM and complexity
Ensure workout includes clear, precise cues in advance, safety, alignment, hand and verbal cues, modifications, and education about anatomy
Ensure safety of participants by recognizing general signs and symptoms of physical exertion.
Cool down gradually decreasing complexity and end class on time
Interacts effectively with members on the exercise floor and related areas
Answers questions related to exercise programming and prescription as needed.
Greets each individual client promptly and by name whenever possible.
Monitors client progress as they progress in their exercise program or intervention.
Enforce facility and program policies.
Overview of Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness
The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness is a medical fitness facility for adults recovering from or managing medical conditions. We help patients facing medical challenges such as heart and lung disease, movement disorders, chronic pain, cancer and obesity.
Our specialists include doctors, physical therapists, exercise physiologists, nurses, respiratory therapists and a health psychologist. Our services include supervised exercise, aquatic programs, nutrition and other physical rehabilitation programs.
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