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Exercise Physiologist (PT no benefits) IPMC

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Other Pay Based on Experience
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 354

Job Description

The Exercise Physiologist is responsible for the supervision of the Cardiac Rehabilitation patients as defined by the policy and procedure guidelines. He/She must be adept in designing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs and fitness testing for clients/patients who have medical problems. He/She must effectively communicate with clients, patients, staff, physicians, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals for specific exercise recommendations and/or restrictions. He/She must be creative, resourceful, accept constructive criticism and resolve conflicts.
He/She must work well with various client populations and ages of people. He/She must have good organizational skills that require attention to detail and good communications skills. He/She must be willing to work a flexible schedule, work effectively without close supervision, and work as a team member. He/She must carry their share of the work to ensure that productivity standards are met or exceeded. The employee must be committed to continuing education to constantly upgrade his/her professional skills. He/She must effectively work with other staff as part of the MSHA team. This person should possess and demonstrate current knowledge and skills necessary for the delivery of care and safety for patients ages 18-100 plus years of age.
Must be able to work closely with critical care and post op open heart patients. Design exercise therapy prescriptions for the patients length of stay while in the hospital and tailor the individualized home exercise program for the patient at the time of discharge. Must posses in-depth knowledge and understanding of exercise prescription setting for the critical care and post op Cardiac patient, as well as for the all phases of Cardiac Rehab.
Must be able to design and implement lectures pertinent to the disease process of the cardiovascular/pulmonary systems.

MSHA expects all team members to support the VOS initiative by demonstrating awareness of the VOS system and effectively applying it to his/her work.
Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI). The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI.
The exercise physiologist will report to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinical Coordinator.

Job Requirements

1. A Bachelor of Science Degree is required with a Master's Degree preferred in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education or other exercise related field from and accredited program.
2. He/She must have or obtain during the first year of employment, ACSM certification.
3. Minimum of one year experience in a physical therapy clinic, or athletic training program or health and fitness facility.
4. Current CPR and ACLS certification is required.
5. Demonstrate proficiency in exercise prescription for a diversified client population, leadership, problem solving, teaching and application of exercise principles including the ability to communicate educational instructions both physically and verbally.
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