We are seeking an Exercise Physiologist for the MSK Optimal Living and Wellness Program. In this position you will work closely with the MSK Optimal Living and Wellness Project Manager, Wellness Care Coordinator, patients, medical oncologists, and other healthcare providers.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles in order to get work done.
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Building effective teams where team members apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
Design, implement, and evaluateexercise & fitness -related programs, exercise lecture series, departmental in-services, fitness classes, health fairs, and web-based programs from evidence based research.
Provide in-person and telehealth exercise counseling services to eligible individuals regarding the principles of training as it relates to aerobic, resistance, balance and flexibility.
Performs initial exercise screening and document exercise risk level classification (e.g. low, moderate or high risk); includes collecting medical and physical activity history.
Administers direct (e.g., Cardiopulmonary exercise test) and/or indirect exercise tests (e.g., Cooper 12min Run Test, Leger 20m Shuttle Run), balance tests and measures of Functional Capacity (e.g., 6-minute walk test, Stand-up-and-go, Functional Movement Screens)
Provides actionable and personalized exercise recommendations based on risk, research and goals assessment.
In collaboration with the MSK Optimal Living and Wellness Project Manager, oversee exercise/fitness vendor relationships and monitor performance.
Develop, market, and distribute exercise & fitness and ergonomics related health education information
A Master's degree in Exercise Physiology
2-4 years experience in worksite wellness or Exercise Physiology
Strong interest in special populations wellness and research
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Well organized and able to prepare and demonstrate and discuss exercise principles.
Able to think independently and creatively to develop successful exercise training plans and public programs.
Internal Number: 2019-36444
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.