Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Physiologist

Health Workforce Queensland | hervey bay, QLD, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Position Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic accredited exercise Physiologist (AEP) to become a part of a proactive company and work collaboratively with our Dietitians, and Diabetes Educators, along with other allied health and medical staff on the Fraser Coast.
You will be working across medical centers and allied health centers including the head office in Hervey Bay with outreach to local areas. The successful applicant will be working on a full-time basis, stepping into an existing patient load and will be servicing medical centers and allied health facilities which have an established referral base.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide evidence-based advice and treatment in the areas of chronic disease prevention and management, health and fitness and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

  • Measure and assess the patients’ exercise history and fitness levels along with interpreting anthropometric data.

  • Confidence in your skill-set to be able to prescribe and program exercise in a medical centre setting with minimal equipment whilst on the other hand, also being able to prescribe and program exercise for clients within allied health clinics and gym settings with all the equipment.

  • Public speaking, to present informative talks about a range of health topics on exercise/physical activity where required.

  • Travel to the required service delivery location and provide exemplary service to your clients.

  • Qualifications & Experience:

  • Unrestricted working rights in Australia.

  • Accredited Exercise Physiologist through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). This accreditation is ESSENTIAL.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain rapport.

  • Possess and apply knowledge of evidence-based treatment, management and research about a wide range of health issues and diseases including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and musculoskeletal disorders, applicable in the field of exercise physiology.

  • Have a current Drivers License and car and demonstrate and commit to the travel associated with the position.

  • Salary Information: Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
    Other Benefits:

  • Friendly team- enjoy working with a close-knit and supportive team with main management personnel contactable 24/7.

  • PD Allowance - The successful employee may be eligible for up to $10,000 of Professional Development allowance

  • Career development- pathways into senior positions for the right candidate, as well as monthly business & professional development meetings with senior Exercise Physiologists.

  • Great culture- we value our staff and host yearly team getaways for networking and learning.

  • Existing caseload- you will be kept busy with an existing patient list that is booked in for you by our dedicated reception team.

  • Company allowances- laptop, printer, ink, internet dongle, scales, dumbbells and resistance exercise bands are provided as a part of your role.

  • Great location- various locations to explore with many activities and amazing landscape. Up to $500 relocation allowance available if required.