Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac Rehab
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
The Cardiac Rehab Exercise Physiologist reports directly to program
Manager, in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts. Key
responsibilities of the role include providing age appropriate,
patient specific care that addresses the biological, emotional,
psychological, physical fitness, and educational needs of the
patients/family; collaboration with system care partners such as
health psychology, diabetes education, and other wellness programs
to ensure patients have access to all areas in the continuum of
care. Through partnering with the multidisciplinary team of
professionals, the development of individualized goal-oriented care
plans and exercise prescriptions, the Cardiac Rehab Exercise
Physiologist is central to the success of each patient in the
Cardiac Rehab program.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science
or related field.
Required Minimum Experience: Experience/knowledge in exercising
special populations including cardiac, geriatric, and diabetic
patients. Must possess knowledge of EKG, CAD, blood pressure and
blood glucose monitoring and treatment options. Cardiac Rehab
experience preferred. Group exercise leadership and public speaking
Required Minimum Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) through
the American Heart Association (AHA) is required. ACLS required or
obtained within 6 months of employment date.
Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge of coronary heart disease,
cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, electrocardiography, and
exercising special cardiac populations. The individual must be able
to communicate and understand verbal and written English language
and display a positive attitude.
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac Rehab, Healthcare , Forest Park, Georgia
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