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Program Specialist, Brooks Rehab, Winston YMCA/Orange Park YMCA

Company: Brooks Rehabilitation
Location: Orange Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

For 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation's largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, one of the region's largest home healthcare agencies, 40 outpatient therapy clinics, a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and more to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low or no cost community programs and services such as the Brooks Clubhouse, Brooks Aphasia Center and Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities. Brooks Rehabilitation proudly employs over 2,500 clinicians and staff across the state of Florida. We are looking for exceptional people to join our culture of caring and bring our mission to life.

Position Summary

This position will be overseeing the McArthur YMCA for the Adaptive Wellness Program. This program is for those that have the following diagnoses: Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or a brain injury. This program creates customized exercise plans following a physical therapy evaluation. We use traditional gym equipment in the YMCA to keep participants strong and working toward their goals. The Program Specialist will be in charge of the whole program at this YMCA and creating workouts depending on the physical therapy evaluation and notes from the therapist.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the designated Brooks executive, manages the development and delivery of Adaptive Wellness Programs provided at select locations throughout the greater Jacksonville area. Includes program development, evaluation, and outcomes tracking.

The Specialist will establish and maintain positive, supportive relationships with program participants, family members, volunteers, students, media, colleagues and all community members, serving as an ambassador for the Program at all times.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or Health Related Field. * Current hands-on CPR Certification obtained in a hands-on class. * 1 year of exercise planning and implementation. * Exercise safety awareness. * Experience with physically disabled persons and/or athletes. * Knowledge of various disabilities including stroke, Parkinson's and TBI.

Location : Name

BRHH/BCC_ Orange Park_ 0011

Type

Part-Time

Keywords: Brooks Rehabilitation, Jacksonville , Program Specialist, Brooks Rehab, Winston YMCA/Orange Park YMCA, Other , Orange Park, Florida

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