Exercise Physiologist, Cardiology, PRN

JOB SUMMARY

Performs exercise evaluation, prescription, supervision, education and outcome evaluation components of physical fitness to healthy and/or (ill health) diseased individuals.  Assists in improving the components of physical fitness, prevention of disease and disability and rehabilitation of heart and other chronic diseases. Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality care to adult and geriatric patients.  Documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members, adheres to organizational policy and procedure regularly/accrediting body, requirements and professional practice standards.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the Exercise Physiologist role and scope of practice/standards of care.
  • Knowledge of current trends and standards of care in area of responsibility.
  • Successful completion of unit proficiencies/competencies.
  • Demonstration of effective problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and team-work skills.
  • Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstration of positive customer service.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform multiple tasks throughout the work day.
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and direction.
Requirements Include: 
  • Graduate of accredited program for Exercise Science, Bachelors of Exercise Science required, Masters preferred.
  • Current certification or registry equivalent in American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist preferred.
  • Minimum of one year clinical cardiac rehabilitation/wellness experience and/or exercise stress testing.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or obtain within one year required.
Job Specifics
Department: 
Cardiovascular Services
Status: 
Shift: 
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Average Weekly Hours: 
16
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019