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Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac Rehab

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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 experience preferred.
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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