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Hancock Regional Hospital – Wellness Center (hyperlink name to The Hancock Wellness Center at Hancock Regional Hospital is the only certified medical fitness center in central Indiana and among only about 30 in the country as of 2013. Interns are needed in the fall, spring, and summer. You will be overseen by the Fitness Manager and an Exercise Specialist. Initially it will involve observing many of our programs and services, then you may start performing some with the Exercise Specialist as your coach, and finally you may start performing some independently. The list below includes some of the learning opportunities that you may be doing during your internship:

  • Perform Health Fitness Assessments
  • Develop Exercise Prescriptions
  • Perform Initial Workout Appointments
  • Observe and Teach Group Exercise Classes
  • Observe and Assist with Clinically-Integrated Exercise Programs, including Cardiac Rehab phase 3, Am I Hungry Mindful Eating, Diabetes Education, Risk Reduction, and Arthritis Foundation classes
  • Complete a Project (mutually agreed on between student and Fitness Manager)
  • Cover the Main Exercise Floor for Quality Control, Answering Member’s Questions, etc.

Please see flyer and application.

For further questions or additional information contact:

Kellie McBride
Fitness Manager
888 West New Road
Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317-468-6100

The Heart Hospital Cardiac Rehab Department - Interns are needed for the fall, spring, and summer semseters, the application deadline for fall and summer is March 15 and the spring deadline is October 15.  Interns will be responsible for taking patients' resting and exercising blood pressure, pluse, body weight, oxygen saturation, Borg rate of Perceived Exertion, and Modified Dyspnea scale rating.  Interns will also be responsible for advancing patient prescriptions and documenting in patients' electronic medical records system under the supervision of the cardiac rehab staff.  Interns will research and present one project on any related topic of interest tot he staff.

For further questions or additional information please contact:

Andrea Tindle
Exercise Specialist
Email: Andrea.Tindle@deaconess.coom
Phone: 812-842-2345

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