Exercise Physiologist - SCDNNJ Cardiac Rehabilitation - #196842

Prime Healthcare

Date: 06/08/2022 08:30 AM

City: Allamuchy, New Jersey

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


Thank you for your interest in joining our Cardiac Rehab team. Below are the responsibilities expected of the Exercise physiologist, including but not limited to care and monitoring of the Phase 2 and Phase 3 patients, while maintaining a safe and effective exercise environment. Assist and educate the patient with preparation prior to exercise, ie: proper monitor placement, blood glucose check if applicable. Assist patient during exercise with device set up and proper settings, vital signs, assessment of RPE, and RPD. Cleaning the devices after use. Assist nurse's with case management of the patient, progression of exercise, strength training, individualized treatment plans, and risk factor education. Registration duties. Inputting of daily stats
Responsibilities: Exercise physiologists perform duties as defined by the State of New Jersey and standards established by the American Association of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American College of Sports Medicine. This includes an exercise physiology evaluation and treatment of Phase 2 and Phase 3 patients. Fostering a safe and effective exercise environment, implementing programs established by the department and other professional duties as needed. Responsible for supervising monitored and maintenance patients. Duties include case management for the Phase 3 patients. Duties can also include initial exercise evaluation of patients with complex medical needs, initial exercise session instruction, progression of exercise prescription per protocols, and education on risk factor modification. Must be able to read and interpret telemetry tracing and patient�s response to exercise. Qualifications: Education and Work Experience

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • A BS in Exercise Science or related field is required.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a hospital based cardiac or pulmonary rehab program preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.

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