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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Personal Trainer, Mild Cognitive Impairment Empowerment Program (MCIEP) in Atlanta, Georgia

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The fitness professional will provide clinical monitoring and advice regarding physical activity for program participants in the Mild Cognitive Impairment Empowerment Program (MCIEP).


  • Will provide individual physical assessments of program participants, facilitate goal-setting sessions and lead monthly orientation sessions.

  • Facilitates quarterly physical activity reassessments for each participant.

  • Will be responsible for planning and facilitating physical activity core and offerings of MCI Empowerment Program.

  • Facilitates peer groups that attend twice-weekly exercise classes for six months to a year.

  • Will lead study participants in group exercise sessions with both aerobic and strength training; conduct brief study visits and assess for common exercise induced injuries and adverse events; provide participant education materials; assist in maintaining subject database and programs; monitor incoming data for accuracy; troubleshoot for technical problems and maintain the integrity of the project protocol; monitor the safety and confidentiality of the project and its subjects; assist the Principal Investigator with Institutional Review Board amendments, continuations, and renewals as they pertain to the exercise intervention; stay up to date with training to work with human subjects; ensure data is scored and entered correctly and reconciled per guidelines from the Principal Investigator.

  • A flexible schedule is required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or a related field.

  • Completion of an internship or one year of directly related experience.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.


  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine (EIM) certified or EIM certification eligible.

  • Experience leading physical activity classes such as strength training and dynamic balance, in addition to classes such as yoga and tai chi.

  • Experience working with and/or ability to connect with Mild Cognitive Impairment population, previous Brain Health experience a plus but not mandatory.

  • Works well in ambiguous environments, as role will evolve as program is built/established.

  • Motivated self-starter, requiring minimal to moderate amount of supervision.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 70231

Job Type Temporary Part-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Neurology: Cog Neurobehav

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Therapy

Location : Name Executive Park-N Druid Hills

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta