Job Summary: Performs patient assessments, including testing, and develops, implements, monitors and evaluates exercise programs for patients in cardiac rehabilitation. Assists RN with developing the plan of care. Provides instruction, treatment and evaluation of participant consistent with protocols established by AACVPR and ACSM. The Exercise Physiologist assists in reconditioning of participants maximizing function, decreasing chance of illness/injury, and education about positive life style changes while in cardiac rehabilitation. Develops independent exercise program for all participants. The Exercise Physiologist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains, and participates in CQI activities.
Requirements: Bachelors' Degree in Exercise Science required or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Preferred certification by ASCM or NSCA. Experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation or related field desirable. Current BCLS Certification. Two years experience preferred.
Skills: Basic computer knowledge.