- Cardiac Rehab
- Port Townsend, WA, USA
- $23.72 - $37.02 DOE
Comprehensive Benefits Package
*Recruitment bonus eligible up to $5,000*
Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is seeking a highly motivated Exercise Physiologist to join our Cardiology Clinic. This is an exciting time to join the Cardiac Rehab program and help grow this important service line for our community. Our ideal candidate is self directed, takes initiative and has a solid background in Cardiac Rehab. We look forward to meeting you!
As a member of the Cardiac Rehab team, the Exercise Physiologist is responsible for properly prescribing exercise for all patient populations, monitoring vital signs and telemetry during exercise sessions and prepares correspondence to referring physicians when appropriate and participates in resulting action/intervention. This role includes operation of the monitor system, documentation of rehab participants' response to exercise and strength training while reporting notable changes in participants' condition and participating in appropriate interventions.
The Exercise Physiologist must be able to self-direct completion of work with minimal supervision as well as function as a team member in the achievement of both patient care, departmental and organizational goals. Demonstrates basic knowledge of cardiac anatomy and biomechanics, pathophysiology and risk factor modification, health appraisals and fitness testing exercise programming, nutrition and weight management as it relates to both cardiac and pulmonary patient populations. Performs case management of rehab patients to include intake, referrals and all Phase 1 rehabilitation care components. Ensures department activities and outcomes are aligned with the strategic plan and the organization's mission, vision and values.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from an approved school of Exercise Physiology and Training
- Bachelor of Kinesiology and Exercise Science with ACE certification in group exercise preferred
- Additional courses related to Cardiac Rehabilitation preferred
- Preferred two-year experience as an Exercise Physiologist in a Cardiac Rehab program.
- BLS certification required
- Must stay current in knowledge base, certifications and licenses indicated above, and meet Hospital-mandated education requirements
1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; Monday through Friday; 8-hour day shifts
If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
Our salary is competitive and we offer a generous benefits package of medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, personal time off and more.
To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org and select "Careers" located on the "About Us" tab. This position will remain open until filled.