Exercise Specialist

Job Ref
1800971
Category
Allied Health
Department
Schedule
Per Diem
Facility
Community Hospital South

1402 East County Line
Indianapolis, IN 46227
United States

Shift
Day Job
Hours
PRN as needed
Job Location
The Exercise Specialist position is located on the south side of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties
  • The Exercise Specialist provides direct care to cardiac rehabilitation patients for restoring functional capacity by assuring safe and appropriate instruction in monitored exercise
  • Provides instructional activities targeting cardiac risk factor reduction and healthy lifestyle promotion
  • Facilitates psychological adjustment to lifestyle changes and periodically reviews progress of patient and adjusts care accordingly
Experience
6 months experience in cardiac rehabilitation facility strongly preferred

Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Wellness

License
  • Nationally recognized certification preferred
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Skills
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics, dysrhythmias and identification of life threatening electrocardiogram changes.
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular pathophysiology and associated risk factors.
  • Knowledge of role of lifestyle modification in lowering cardiovascular risk factors.
Testing
Validation of skills as related to exercise testing and supervision, phlebotomy, vital signs measurement, 12-lead ECG (electrocardiogram) performance, Lead II interpretation.

Additional Information

Ability to physically facilitate and support patients participating in the rehabilitation program in performance of exercise, by demonstration, as needed. *Hire must be willing to travel to different sites. 

Keywords

Exercise science, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing, cardiac rehab

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