At UPMC, we are committed to keeping our communities safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds.

Our recruiters will continue to fill positions throughout this time, but interviews and other processes may be modified to protect the safety of our candidates and employees. Thank you for your patience.

For more information about UPMC's response to COVID-19, please visit upmc.com/coronavirus.

Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Sports Performance Coach, Casual (Rooney Sports Complex)

Description

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is currently hiring a casual Sports Performance Coach to support the Rooney Sports Complex located in Pittsburgh (South Side), PA. The candidate will work afternoons, evenings, and weekends. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!

Purpose:
Under the direction of the Program Director, provides sports performance/fitness evaluation, training and programming for clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the facility for the organization. Assist in providing coverage for our off-site contracts and programs
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, staff development, departmental committees and in-service education programs.
  • Maintains current status of all pertinent criteria necessary to satisfy competency requirements for regulatory and accrediting agencies such as OSHA, JCAHO and CMS and practitioner requirements for participation as a health care provider including but not limited to: required CEU's, current professional license; current curriculum vitae; current CPR certification; current TB test; current competencies in safety, age and equipment; and in some cases current automobile license and current automobile insurance. Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Adheres to and supports the organizational policies and procedures , including the Corporate Compliance Program and its Code of Conduct and HIPAA regulations. This includes acceptance of the responsibility to report to the appropriate person(s) any suspected unethical, incompetent, or illegal activities or conduct.
  • Independently pursues professional growth and development related to this position and in lines with the mission and activities. Presents in-service and educational programs. Participates in community education and/or continuing education programs sponsored by the organization as requested.
  • Participates in special events/programs including community education and/or continuing education programs sponsored by the organization as requested.
  • Ensures all equipment is functioning properly and safely; ensures proper maintenance, repair and cleaning of all equipment.
  • Maintains client exercise log, establishes concrete goals for each client, and re-assesses clients on a regular basis for goal achievement/progress, demonstrating equipment usage, explaining proper physiology and answering all questions with a high standard of customer service.
  • Ensures that all new and existing members receive quality personal programs by marketing the department's services, developing specialized programs based upon health history, medical input and assessment.
  • Provides sports performance/fitness evaluation, training and programming for clients referred to the Sports Performance Program.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science OR a BA /BS with a CSCS (Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist)
  • Experience in training youth to adult athletes
  • Must possess the knowledge and skill required for developing and implementing speed, agility, strength, power aerobic andanaerobic conditioning programs for all sports and age groups
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to provide Functional Movement Assessments and Performance Assessments for allsports and age groups
  • Must possess knowledge and skill in demonstrating proper weight lifting, speed and agility mechanics
  • Must be skilled in planning/organization on site and off site performance camps for various sports
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with synergistic businesses, coworkers, supervisors, healthcare team and all members of the Corporate Management Team

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Certification in or working towards: CSCS or equivalent, CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct