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Position: Certified Yoga Instructor
Institution: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: Responsible for the facilitation of yoga sessions for patients on a continuum of health and wellness. Evaluates patients (birth through adult) with varied diagnoses to determine appropriateness of yoga services; establishes long and short term goals with patient and family involvement; and develops an individualized treatment plan incorporating patient and family needs. Facilitates yoga sessions, utilizing an evidence-based approach, to patients to promote relaxation and improve function; utilizes stress reduction techniques and other modalities to meet each patient’s specific needs and achieve therapy goals; observes progress and/or changes in patient’s condition and modifies treatment plan accordingly
Requirements: Certification of education from a program accredited by the Yoga Alliance. High School Diploma or GED. Additional certified pediatric education from a program that meets RCYS (Registered Children’s Yoga School) criteria through the Yoga Alliance required. One (1) year of experience working with pediatric clients
   
Text: Certified Yoga Instructor Date: Feb 9, 2018 Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104 Company: CHOP Apply now » Job Description Req ID: 17188 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AX - Active - Per Diem Job Summary The Certified Yoga Instructor (CYI) will facilitate both group and individual yoga sessions for patients who are on a continuum of health and wellness. CYI may also facilitate yoga sessions for parents and caregivers and/or staff and faculty. Job Responsibilities Responsible for the facilitation of yoga sessions for patients on a continuum of health and wellness. Evaluates patients (birth through adult) with varied diagnoses to determine appropriateness of yoga services; establishes long and short term goals with patient and family involvement; and develops an individualized treatment plan incorporating patient and family needs. Facilitates yoga sessions, utilizing an evidence-based approach, to patients to promote relaxation and improve function; utilizes stress reduction techniques and other modalities to meet each patient’s specific needs and achieve therapy goals; observes progress and/or changes in patient’s condition and modifies treatment plan accordingly. Explains the movements and postures to patients, and responds to their questions and concerns. Evaluates treatment outcomes and recommends new or altered treatments as necessary to further promote, restore, or maintain health. Assesses patient progress through questioning and examination as well as reviewing treatment plans if necessary. Maintains detailed and complete records of session documentation in electronic medical record. Documents patient’s evaluation results, objective status, progress towards goals, treatment plan, and recommendations in compliance with documentation requirements of the hospital and accrediting associations. Educates patient and family on their child’s treatment goals and therapy plan; instructs patients and family on yoga activities to follow while in hospital or at home; documents instruction; and evaluates ongoing compliance and understanding. Consults with the patient’s specialty and/or primary care providers, as necessary. Maintains the administrative functions of individual caseload, including scheduling patients for treatment, entering daily patient charges, and submitting timely documentation to appropriate parties. Actively engages in building utilization of the Program's yoga and other services. Conducts formal and informal yoga educational programs for hospital staff, students and community. Develops and maintains a portfolio of yoga educational materials for clinicians and patients, using print and non-print media. Sets-up and breaks down rooms with necessary equipment and supplies. Collaborates with physicians, third-party payors, relevant healthcare providers and community stakeholders. Adheres to local, state and federal laws, regulations and statutes. Adheres to program guidelines. Maintains and follows standard quality, safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures. Manages the inventory of yoga therapy supplies and equipment. Adheres to the department productivity standards. Participates in research activities as required. Receives continuing education, reads trade journals, and keeps up-to-date on industry practices and regulations. Participates in departmental in-service training programs to enhance professional development. Additional duties, as assigned. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Certification of education from a program accredited by the Yoga Alliance Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School Diploma or GED. Additional certified pediatric education from a program that meets RCYS (Registered Children’s Yoga School) criteria through the Yoga Alliance required. Required Experience: One (1) year of experience working with pediatric clients. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree. Preferred Experience: One year of experience working within a healthcare delivery system. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CPR Certification for Healthcare Providers. Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) certification preferred. Additional Technical Requirements Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation. Outstanding communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate with patients, families and providers. Strong writing skills. Ability to represent the Center/Program within and beyond institution. Ability to handle confidential materials and matters. All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer). Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status. 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