Clinical Services Exercise Physiologist

Cardiac RehabilitationCardiac Rehabilitation - Bradley Wellness Center Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:   Clinical Services Exercise Physiologist / Exercise Specialist 554507501

Department:  Bradley Wellness Center

Reports To:  Clinical Services Coordinator

Shift:  Varies, Monday-Friday

Status:  PRN

JOB SUMMARY

Consults with Clinical Services participants assessing, prescribing, and implementing exercise therapy.  Assist with developing positive lifestyle habits for Clinical Services participants and BWC members.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science.

Licensure:  CPR certified.  ACSM and ACLS preferred

Experience:  Cardiac Rehabilitation experience preferred.

Skills:  Must be able to effectively prescribe and provide exercise therapy to various populations, including appropriate documentation, interpretation of medical data, and to be able to communicate effectively to the patient and their support structure, colleagues, physicians, and other health care workers.  Must be able to implement and supervise the physical exercise programs in Clinical Services.  Efficient in reading EKG strips and taking blood pressures.
 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Must have the ability to self-assess, self-correct, and self direct.  Maintains accountability of his/her actions.  Must be able to communicate effectively in English (i.e., speaking, body language, reading, writing, listening) for varied audiences and purposes.  Must be able to interact effectively with patients, families, colleagues, other health care professionals and the community and to deal effectively with cultural and ethnic diversity issues.  Must demonstrate commitment to a healthy lifestyle as a model for participants and staff.