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AdventHealth Exercise Specialist Relief in Shawnee, Kansas


Social Worker MSW AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Relief – As Needed

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Must possess comprehensive understanding of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease

  • Assists in the development and implementation of the exercise prescription, assesses patient’s physiological response to exercise, and makes necessary adjustments

  • Assists in the development of the individualized treatment plan with collaborative patient goals

  • Reviews patient’s progress regularly; reassess and adjust the treatment plan if needed

  • Immediately reports significant patient conditions to RN or RT and assists with emergent care per standing orders

  • Conducts daily code cart and quality controls checklist appropriately

  • Ensures patient safety; Demonstrates and instructs in the safe, and correct use of the exercise equipment

  • Provides and maintains equipment and supplies necessary for delivery of service

  • Demonstrates proper body mechanics in stretching and use of weights

Identifies educational needs and provides teaching necessary for each patient by interacting effectively with patients


What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • ACSM CEP Certification

  • Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation class

Job Summary:

The Exercise Specialist provides direct patient care and guidance to patients and families with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. The Exercise Specialist assists with the monitoring of patients, instructs patients on proper use of the exercise equipment, and adjusts exercise prescriptions as indicated and assesses the patient’s response to exercise. They also will provide education/support of lifestyle modifications.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Fitness Center

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 21040302

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.