Qualified Exercise Professional
Ministry of Health
Salary $33.15 – $37.84 hourly
A unique opportunity for a Certified Exercise Physiologist
2 positions available – both positions will be temporary “As and When” (called when needed)
HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia. HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals.
The Qualified Exercise Professional delivers telehealth physical activity services to the public, health professionals and the media in British Columbia. The services provides physical activity information, education and advice to clients on becoming active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a variety of channels including telephone, public and professional print resources, web, email and approved social media channels.
Qualifications for the role include:
- Undergraduate degree in Exercise Science (e.g. Bachelor of Kinesiology).
- Certified Exercise Physiologist, certified in good standing with the Health and Fitness Federation of Canada and with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. Advanced certification or completion of additional training or internship in exercise science is an asset.
- Minimum of two (2) years of recent relevant experience as a certified exercise physiologist in providing physical activity information, guidance (e.g., exercise prescription, precautions, resources, tools) and health screening for a wide range of callers, including children, athletes, families, older adults, and individuals living with chronic medical conditions, in a tele-health environment.
- Work experience in physical activity related education and behavioural counselling acquired in a variety of settings. Experience in lifestyle counselling by telephone is preferred.
For more information and to apply by August 23, 2017, please go to:
Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.