Exercise Physiologist

Beaumont Health

Trenton, NJ, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jul 20

As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer you a world of opportunity. Beaumont has more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area.

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GENERAL SUMMARY:

Job duties may include any of the following and vary by site.

Provides all aspects of phases I – III cardiac rehabilitation. Under general direction, develops, implements and evaluates exercise prescriptions and exercise sessions for all phases of cardio/pulmonary rehab as well as other chronic illnesses. Creates educational materials and provides education both cardio/pulmonary patients and other patients referred to the cardiac rehab program. Plans and participates in special patient events, writing/research endeavors, professional conferences, the student internship program, specialized programmatic service lines (ie, Cardiovascular Performance Clinic, cardiac rehab referral intake, cardiac rehabilitation marketing, etc.), and/or departmental improvement initiatives related to the department. Extremely knowledgeable of cardiac risk factors. Provides all aspects of care management to the Phase II patients in an effective, timely, inspirational manner.
Supervises cardiovascular stress tests for individuals with and without chronic disease in order to obtain reliable and valid data.
Provides other services such as Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) and holter and event monitor placemen

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (may include):

Leads exercise therapy sessions for Phases I – III cardiac rehabilitation including adhering to exercise prescription, moderating activity to meet individual needs of participants, taking vitals (pulse, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, assessing symptoms).
Adjusts exercise equipment to needs of individual patient.
Identifies patient learning needs, provides cardiac risk factor and other education and coaches to optimal outcomes.
Reviews patient charts to identify and ensure intervention for patient concerns/needs and completes individualized treatment plans accordingly and on timely basis.
Provide ongoing communication to referring physician regarding stress testing and/or cardiac rehab classes.
Monitor EKG rhythms.
Prepares ITP for medical director review and discharge reports for physicians as indicated.
Supervises stress tests, both exercise and pharmacological, and reports preliminary test information.
Provides a pleasant, educational, Service Excellence-orientated environment of the participants.
Performs thorough, accurate, timely documentation meeting Joint Commission, CMS, and HIPPAA standards.
Communicates concerns, suggestions, and ideas to other staff members in a productive, non-offensive manner.
Participates fully in all quality assurance, outcome measures or Joint Commission/CMS mandated initiatives.
Prepares required reports thoroughly, accurately and on timely basis.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education / Training:
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Work Experience:
ECG interpretation experience required.
A minimum 2 years’ experience or successful completion of a 600-hour clinical internship in the cardiac rehab setting may be required dependent on job location within the system.
Certification, Licensure, Registration:
Current BLS Certification- required; Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support- preferred (may be required at specific sites); ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist or AACVPR Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional within one year of employment.
Other Qualifications:
Ability to interpret 12-lead ECGs, ECG rhythm strips, and take vitals. Knowledgeable about readiness to change and coaching to optimal outcomes. Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills. Good rapport with patients, staff and physicians. Basic emergency skills and good clinical judgment.

Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

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Location: Beaumont Health · Cardiology Rehab
Schedule: Part time, Days, 7a-330p or 7a-530p

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