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Telus

Kinesiologist - TELUS Health (Temp full-time, Vancouver)

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
7 days ago

Status: Temporary full-time - 12-18 months / Monday to Friday
Location: 321 6 Ave SW Calgary AB

Join our team

TELUS Health is empowering every person to live their healthiest life. Guided by our vision, we are leveraging the power of our leading edge technology and focusing on the uniqueness of each individual to create the future of health.

Simply put, our team members across the country are united by their commitment to continuously innovating to make healthcare more accessible and deliver improved health experiences for everyone.

Let's create a healthier future, together!

Telus Health is Canada's leading provider of corporate health services, delivering integrated health management programs nationwide. Offering a full range of occupational health services from pre-employment screenings, to rehabilitative services for the ill or injured worker, to complete on-site clinic management, TELUS Health is the chosen partner for proactive health management programs.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

Kinesiologists play a key role in our team environment; primarily they focus on fitness testing and feedback sessions as part of the Client Health Assessments. The Kinesiologist will provide exemplary care and service to our clients in accordance with practice standards. The Kinesiologist will liaise with other clinic staff, physicians, and administrators to ensure safe and effective delivery of our services.

Here's how
    •Provides clients with advice and recommendations according their health assessments.
    •Performs patients' physical assessments (VO2 max, FMS, body composition by bio-impedance, etc.)
    •Conduct ECG and stress tests including setting up electrodes/wires, blood pressure monitoring
    •Review and print results from stress and resting ECG's
    •Confer professionally with medical personnel regarding abnormalities and results
    •Monitor patient safety throughout the test, including using defibrillator when required
    •Conduct fitness testing (flexibility and sit and reach tests)
    •Perform vision, hearing, spirometry, audio and other testing and clinic-related tasks as required
    •Perform ergonomic assessments and related tasks for occupational health clients
    •Ensuring maintenance and availability of equipment as required by norms and regulations
    •Respond promptly to emergencies
    •Provide feedback, fitness related information to clients, as well as answer any questions they may have
    •Flexible to travel to off-site locations when required


Qualifications:


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Completed Bachelor's degree in Human Kinetics or Kinesiology and 1-2 years of relevant experience in a clinical setting
    •CSEP or ACSM certifications will be considered an asset
    •Current CPR Certificate
    •Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written
    •Ability to prioritize and make decisions affecting patient care
    •Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision, while delivering highest level of patient care
    •Experience and interest in preventative health and education with desire for growth
    •Flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment
    •Work well under pressure and demonstrates a sense of urgency in completing time sensitive tasks
    •Demonstrates flexibility in order to travel to off-site client locations as required
    •Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability -your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.

Disclaimer: In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.
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Health Care