VCU Health System's Worker's Compensation Department is seeking a full-time Injury Prevention Specialist.
Responsibilities Responsible for providing job conditioning through stretching, exercise, and job coaching – individualized or done as a unit – in order to demonstrate and change behaviors toward using proper body mechanics. Responsible for assisting staff with environmental changes to include proper workstation ergonomics.
Bachelor's Degree in health-related field from an accredited program
Minimum of two (2) years of previous experience in industrial injury prevention or related field
Current CPR and AED certification
Certified in First Aid
Current certification, or ability to obtain such a certification within a designated timeframe, in a health related field, including but not limited to: Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupational Therapist (OT), Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) , American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP), American Society of Exercise Physiologists (ASEP), National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) or National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NCSA-CPT).
Master's Degree in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, or related field
Minimum one to three years of industrial healthcare or healthcare experience
Knowledge/experience in local occupational healthcare, the industrial environment and working
Knowledge of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy preferred
At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.
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