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Exercise Physiologist
Req. #: 49806
Department: Noninvasive Cardiology-NG
Location: 1300 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: PRN
Shift: 1: Days
Hours:
Job Details:

VCU Health System's Noninvasive Cardiology North Ground is seeking a PRN/Hourly Exercise Physiologist Depending on the work assignment, may administer physician-ordered cardiopulmonary exercise assessments including exercise and pharmacologic cardiac stress tests and/or develop & guide exercise treatment plans for patients with chronic diseases primarily including but not limited to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and metabolic disorders. Recognizes and responds immediately and appropriately to potential emergency situations that may arise, and makes clinical decisions about safety and contraindications of assessment/testing/training procedures.    

Responsibilities

Administers prescribed cardiopulmonary assessments or formulate and carry out rehabilitation prescription; exercises judgement to adjust testing/exercise parameters; and determines when to resume or terminate assessments/exercise based on clinical observations and established protocols.

Qualifications

Required

Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology or related allied health

Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)*

*must successfully obtain certification within the first 6 months of employment

Current ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification

Current CPR (BLS-C)

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

Preferred

Two (2) years or more of experience in exercise testing of clinical cardiopulmonary populations (not athletes or apparently healthy populations)

or cardiovascular/pulmonary rehabilitation environment

Master's Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology or related allied health field.


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

HR Use Only: PRN

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