Exercise Specialist for Pediatric Weight Managemen

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

Job Description


Bright Bodies is looking for a physical activity expert to join our program!
Bright Bodies is a family-oriented, non-diet approach program that stresses healthy food and lifestyle choices as well as self-esteem and self-efficacy. We offer nutrition/ behavior modification classes and physical activities to kids with obesity and their families. Bright Bodies is looking for an exercise specialist to lead and facilitate physical activities on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Stephen's Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine. This position will work with a registered dietician and a clinical social worker.
We are looking for someone who has the following:
Training/certificate/degree/experience with physical activity
Experience with kids
Availability on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Job Duties Include:
Facilitating a 45 minute physical activity twice per week for up to thirty kids ages 8-12yo
Set up/pick up for the program
Attend weekly staff meeting
Help collect/record data for the program (weight, height, BMI measurements)
Participate in Bright Bodies training
For more information about this position or if you have questions about your whether your experience meets the requirements please contact Alyson Byard 207-670-8378 or .
Position Summary
The Research Project Manager has primary responsibility for facilitating the planning, implementation and post implementation phases of various strategic projects for Maine Medical Center Research Institute. The Research Project Manager will determine the appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures to evaluate progress and successful implementation These projects will contribute measurably to ongoing research, educational and outreach programs, including impacting administrative, financial, and research infrastructure. The Project Manager will also provide regular progress reporting to his/her supervisor and other groups as appropriate. Work requires initiative, independent judgment and discretion.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Master's preferred. May accept a combination of management and technical experience which is usually acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree program.
License\Certifications: N/A
Experience: Three to five+ years' project management experience that are multidisciplinary in nature with documented success. Experience in research is preferred.
A high level of analytical and critical thinking skills are needed to interpret relevant data, identify issues and analyze administrative problems, make sound recommendations for solutions, and implement solutions.
A high level of interpersonal skills is necessary to support dynamic work teams and communicate effectively with a wide variety of scientific colleagues and other stakeholders, management, and vendors.
Excellent oral and written presentation skills; ability to write and present for a variety of audiences.
Demonstrated highly developed organizational skills.
Demonstrated negotiation skills.
Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 784624

Posted On: Jul 14, 2022

Updated On: Jul 14, 2022