Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac Stress Testing - Days

York, PA | Clinical Care | Patient Wellness and Fitness | FTE: 0.9 | Regular | Tracking Code: 102804

Full Time (72 hrs/pay period)

Days

General Summary

Develops, implements and coordinates clinical exercise programs. Assists in the development and oversight of exercise programs in cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic patients. Provides assessment, treatment, and education to cardiac patients and their families during rehabilitation. Writes exercise prescriptions to progress patients through rehabilitation

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates patients- functional abilities and limitations to determine appropriate intervention.
  • Implements individualized exercise plans that consider patient-s physical and age-specific needs and abilities. Ensures that treatment plans are supported by standard practices and/or current literature.
  • Re-evaluates treatment plan, as needed, to ensure patient safety and maximal patient benefit.
  • Educates patients, family members, and other care providers to promote patient participation and attainment of exercise program goals.
  • Demonstrates normal and abnormal cardiopulmonary responses to exercise and is able to identify other physiological adverse reactions to exercise training.
  • Possesses competency in the use of equipment for treatment and deriving exercise and lifestyle improvement strategies.
  • Demonstrates competency in exercise protocol selection and risk stratification classification in patient assessment and rehabilitation.
  • Possesses the ability to perform technical skills, which may include any of the following: venipuncture, blood pressure monitoring at rest and exercise, skinfold assessments, circumference measures, advanced EKG interpretation and monitoring, pulse oximetry and metabolic measures.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of exercise prescription, exercise counseling and exercise education and setting of exercise goals that will best serve the needs of the patient.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors Degree In Exercise Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology, or Kinesiology. Required
  • Masters Degree In Exercise Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology, or Kinesiology. Preferred

Work Experience:

  • 1 year Direct patient care experience in a clinical setting. Required

Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support within 30 days Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 120 days Required
  • Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Upon Hire Preferred
Anthony Jordan
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