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Exercise Physiologist - Northwest Health La Porte - PRN, Varied Shifts

Company: Community Health Systems
Location: La Porte
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The role of the Exercise Physiologist within the Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab Department accurately communicates and provides health fitness, educational, preventive, rehabilitative, and/or research services equitably to all individuals.

The role of the Exercise Physiologist within the Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab Department:
Accurately communicates and provides health fitness, educational, preventive, rehabilitative, and/or research services equitably to all individuals.
Maintains high quality professional competence through continued study of the latest laboratory techniques and research in preventative and rehabilitative services.
Responsible for providing development and implementation of exercise programs for Cardiac, Pulmonary, Heart Failure, Oncology and Vascular patients as well as development of any future programs as required.
Functions In accordance with established evidenced-based and best-practice guidelines, in accordance with system, hospital and departmental policies and guidelines and in accordance with federal and state practice acts.
Considered a professional and takes responsibility for personal and professional growth; assumes responsibilities to promote and advance the profession within the professional and general community.
Assumes responsibility to meet or exceed all established hospital and department performance indicators and assures that her his actions are in a manner consistent with the vision, mission and values of La Porte / Starke Hospitals.
Meets with patients to understand their needs and wishes and review their medical history.Individualizes exercise programs, discussing the benefits and any potential risks with the patient.
Counsels patients about nutrition and ongoing exercise regiments.
Teaches classes and conduct research on appropriate subject matter.

Education:

  • A minimum of a bachelors degree required.
  • Bachelors degree in athletic training, exercise physiology or wellness-related field preferred.
  • Candidates currently actively pursuing a masters degree will be considered.

    Certifications/Experience:

    • Minimum of 2 years experience in Cardiopulmonary Rehab with at least 1years experience in a relevant Clinical role preferred.
    • Advanced certifications required. Either ACSM (Personal Trainer Certification) or FMS (Functional Movement Certified) or CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist).
    • BLS required
    • ACLS within 3 months
    • Basic ECG interpretation course completed or successfully tested out


Keywords: Community Health Systems, South Bend , Exercise Physiologist - Northwest Health La Porte - PRN, Varied Shifts, Healthcare , La Porte, Indiana

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