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Fitness Specialist *casual*

Requisition #

50391BR

Physical Location

Golden Valley, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Dec-2018

Dept. Name

CKRI NeuroRecovery Network

Hours Per Week

0

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 50391
  • To provide fitness programs for clients and to provide a safe and supervised environment for the promotion of fitness to maximize functional independence
  • Within the ABLE program the fitness specialist will follow NeuroRecovery Network protocols and deliver activity based exercise plan as developed by the Activity Based Exercise Specialist

Education

Bachelor Degree in Health and Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Therapeutic Recreation, or related therapy field.

Qualification/Skills

Experience developing exercise programs for people with disability preferred.

Work Schedule

  • casual position for coverage of vacations and volume fluctuations.
  • Days/Evenings
  • Program hours 8:00 am - 6:30 pm. flexibility to work within these hours.
  • Non-contract position

Location/Community Information

Golden Valley is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis conveniently located five miles west of downtown.  With its desirable location, ample parks and nature areas, diverse neighborhoods, flourishing business, and award-winning schools, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

  • Located in Golden Valley
  • Population = 20,370

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

 

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

50391BR
Rehab Therapy