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Exercise Physiologist

Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab

Full Time

Variable Shift

Purpose and Scope:

The exercise Physiologist provides quality participant care through designing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating the physical exercise program in conjunction with the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation nursing staff in the outpatient Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department.

Responsibility includes demonstrating clinical knowledge in physical assessment and the process of healthcare management, performing high quality cardiology testing, providing clerical support, and supplementing program with expert knowledge. This position supports the mission, philosophy, and objectives of Virginia Hospital Center.

I. Position Requirements

A. Education/Training/Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field. MS in Cardiopulmonary Rehab preferred.

Minimum of two (2) years fitness or Cardiopulmonary Rehab experience with exercise program training, supervision, and counseling with cardiopulmonary rehab patients.

- Specialized education or certification in cardiopulmonary clinical area.

BLS certification required. ACLS required.