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Exercise Physiologist
Req. #: 54058
Department: Cardiovas Services
Location: 1755 N. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA 23970
Schedule: Full time
Shift: 1: Days
Hours: Monday - Friday
Job Details:

VCU Health System's Cardiovas Services is seeking a full time Exercise Physiologist. This person assists in administration of cardiopulmonary exercise assessment in order to assess functional capacity of cardiovascular and pulmonary patients; develops exercise treatment plans in conjunction with the physical therapists; and supervises cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for this patient population: to include cardiopulmonary transplant and general cardiac patient populations and other patient populations requiring monitored exercise progression programs.

Responsibilities

Formulates and carries out rehabilitation prescription; knowledge base of appropriate indications to refer patient to doctor or nurse; knowledge to adjust exercise parameters; and indications to resume or terminate exercise based on clinical observations and established protocols.

Employee will be a member of a self-directed team. The employee will be responsible to assist in problem solving within the team. Problems which cannot be resolved will be taken to the administrative manager for assistance in their resolution.

Qualifications

Required

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

Current ACSM or ASEP Certified Exercise Specialist

Current CPR (BLS)

Preferred

Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology or related specialty

Minimum of 2 years of experience in cardiac rehabilitation environment


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

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