This is an opportunity to work with the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI) as a Candidate Testing Services Evaluator. Successful applicants will work alongside other health professionals in the Candidate Testing Program at FESTI and will be responsible for conducting clinical fitness testing for firefighting candidates. Each test must be conducted with an emphasis on accuracy, safety and fairness for each firefighting candidate.
August 2017 Issue: Advanced Training in Professional Kinesiology - Scott Thomas, Rkin, PhD, Michael Holmes PhD, and Leanne Smith, RKin, MSc
How do those entering or in the profession of kinesiology gain advanced training? New graduates of kinesiology programs are eligible to write the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (COKO) Registered Kinesiologist examination but many students look for additional experience and training.
Kinesiologist required to record observations, write progress reports and consult with other health care professionals to evaluate treatment plans; Observe and analyze patients during treatment sessions; Interview patients and review reports from health care professionals to determine patients' current and potential functioning levels and Implement treatment plans.
The Ergonomic Specialist Champion (ESC) will oversee the musculoskeletal injury prevention (MIP) program that supports patient safety while ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for staff. Reporting through Occupational Health and Safety to the Human Resources Director, the ESC will assist in a variety of duties such as Physical Demands Analyses (PDAs), Ergonomic Assessments, Return to Work (RTW) / modified work programs and develop, facilitate, evaluate training programs to increase awareness.
The Clinical Specialist Canada will assist with program development activities including analysis of PDA and sample population testing data for employers,assist in development of new customer test programs, including development of test procedure instruction manuals and files/databases in EvalTech and ODES software. Provide on-site mobile testing services for employers as required, and conduct testing of software updates and new test protocols in addition to other duties and responsibilities.
July 2017 Issue: Exercise and Sleep – A crash course for the Kinesiologist - Gillian White, MSc., PhD (C)
We know that sleep is integral to how we function day to day – a sleepy brain makes for a sleepy body. But you may not realize just how much sleep impacts your body when you are chronically pushing bed time back in favour of getting more stuff done.
Goldsworthy Chiropractic and Wellness Center is a multi-disciplinary health care clinic located in Waterloo. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work independently, comfortable with dealing with the public, proven ability to multi-task and work within a fast-paced environment.
Osteoporosis, Exercise and Nutrition, presented by Jenna Gibbs, PhD, Honors BSc(KIN), RKin, and Caitlin McArthur, PhD (c) MScPT BSc(KIN), on October 3, 2017 at 6:00pm