Exercise Physiologist-Del Sol Cardiac Rehab, FT No Weekends

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide a coordinated, multifacetedrehabilitation program designed to assist and direct patients and theirfamilies early in the recovery process following a cardiovascular event orillness.
 
ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:
  1. Determine the risk level ofeach patient by using the minimal guidelines for risk stratification and thendesign an activity program that progresses appropriately based on functionalclass and risk level.
  2. Supervise, guide and monitorpatients during their exercise sessions making adjustments in programs as needed.
  3. Participate in education ofall patients and families of patients with cardiovascular compromise. Assessthe learning/knowledge deficit of those to be educated.
  4.  Provide discharge instructions discussingguidelines for daily physical activity, delineation of activities to avoid,information about and review of all prescribed medications, signs &symptoms of heart related problems & information regarding availableoutpatient cardiac rehab services.
  5. Perform fitness assessments,interpret results and write exercise prescriptions for clients.
  6. Participate in QualityImprovement both at LifeCare Center Cardiac Rehab andDel Sol Medical Center.
  7. Participate inmultidisciplinary educational activities of LifeCare Center Cardiac Rehab.
  8. Perform graded exercises tests.
  9. Promote LifeCare CenterCardiac Rehab and Del Sol Medical Center through speaking engagements andcommunity involvement.
  10. Perform other duties asassigned to meet departmental or Del Sol Medical Center needs.
 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/ORPREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
            Required:  Working toward a BS in Exercise Science orrelated field     
            Preferred:  BS or MS in Exercise Science or related field
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:(list required and preferred separately)
            Required:   BCLSand AED Certification
            Preferred:  ACSM or ACE certification
 
EXPERIENCEREQUIRED OR PREFERRED:  (list requiredand preferred separately)
            PreferMinimum 6 months experience in Cardiac Rehab setting.
 
 
SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Experience and/or specialtraining in cardiopulmonary rehab, EKG recognition, cardiac, pulmonary anddiabetes medications and emergency interventions.
Thorough knowledge of exercise physiology, diseaseprocess, nutrition, risk factor modification strategies, counseling techniquesand uses of educational programs and technologies as applied tocardio/pulmonary rehabilitation services.
Possess a variety of peopleskills including leadership, communication, interpersonal relations and rolemodeling.
 Abilityto motivate and achieve desired behavior from employees.

Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-El Paso
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Del Sol Medical Center

At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life. That's more than just a privilege. At HCA, it's our calling. Since our founding nearly 50 years ago, we have followed a vision of healthcare the way it should be: patient-centered, constantly evolving and constantly improving, practiced with integrity and compassion. We all have a role in making this vision a reality. Together, we can make a difference in people's lives and build a thriving, healthier world.

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US-TX-El Paso

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Del Sol Medical Center
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US-TX-El Paso
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide a coordinated, multifacetedrehabilitation program designed to assist and direct patients and theirfamilies early in the recovery process following a cardiovascular event orillness.
 
ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:
  1. Determine the risk level ofeach patient by using the minimal guidelines for risk stratification and thendesign an activity program that progresses appropriately based on functionalclass and risk level.
  2. Supervise, guide and monitorpatients during their exercise sessions making adjustments in programs as needed.
  3. Participate in education ofall patients and families of patients with cardiovascular compromise. Assessthe learning/knowledge deficit of those to be educated.
  4.  Provide discharge instructions discussingguidelines for daily physical activity, delineation of activities to avoid,information about and review of all prescribed medications, signs &symptoms of heart related problems & information regarding availableoutpatient cardiac rehab services.
  5. Perform fitness assessments,interpret results and write exercise prescriptions for clients.
  6. Participate in QualityImprovement both at LifeCare Center Cardiac Rehab andDel Sol Medical Center.
  7. Participate inmultidisciplinary educational activities of LifeCare Center Cardiac Rehab.
  8. Perform graded exercises tests.
  9. Promote LifeCare CenterCardiac Rehab and Del Sol Medical Center through speaking engagements andcommunity involvement.
  10. Perform other duties asassigned to meet departmental or Del Sol Medical Center needs.
 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/ORPREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
            Required:  Working toward a BS in Exercise Science orrelated field     
            Preferred:  BS or MS in Exercise Science or related field
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:(list required and preferred separately)
            Required:   BCLSand AED Certification
            Preferred:  ACSM or ACE certification
 
EXPERIENCEREQUIRED OR PREFERRED:  (list requiredand preferred separately)
            PreferMinimum 6 months experience in Cardiac Rehab setting.
 
 
SKILLS,KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Experience and/or specialtraining in cardiopulmonary rehab, EKG recognition, cardiac, pulmonary anddiabetes medications and emergency interventions.
Thorough knowledge of exercise physiology, diseaseprocess, nutrition, risk factor modification strategies, counseling techniquesand uses of educational programs and technologies as applied tocardio/pulmonary rehabilitation services.
Possess a variety of peopleskills including leadership, communication, interpersonal relations and rolemodeling.
 Abilityto motivate and achieve desired behavior from employees.

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