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Exercise Physiologist - Per Diem - Cardiopulmonary Rehab Bremerton

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/14/2017
Job Title: 
Exercise Physiologist - Per Diem - Cardiopulmonary Rehab Bremerton
Job Category:   Clinical:PTA/Exercise/Recreational Therapist
Location:   Bremerton
Washington
 
Job Description:   **Exercise Physiologist - Per Diem - Cardiopulmonary Rehab Bremerton** **Description** Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Performs the analysis, and develops personalized exercise programs for patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes, cardiac (heart) disease or pulmonary (lung) disease as prescribed by the Physician. Ensures programs and exercises are medically sound and benefit the patient by improving and/or maintaining health and fitness for rehabilitation of heart disease and other chronic diseases and disabilities. Incumbents are also accountable for contributing to the development of exercise program policies and procedures and maintaining their skills, abilities and knowledge of the assigned function through continuing education, self-initiated study, and attendance in professional meetings and seminars. **Essential Duties:** + Assists nursing staff with clinical assessment by evaluating the patient’s overall health, with special attention to cardiovascular function and metabolism. + Designs customized exercise programs to meet the patient’s need to maintain their health, reduce their risk of disease or speed recovery from cardiothoracic types of illness or surgery. + Performs Phase II Cardiac Rehab exercise therapy in accordance with the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Hospital Association guidelines for exercise therapy. + Documents patient progress and outcomes in accordance with department standards and procedures. + Provides education sessions as needed for patients, families, and external groups. **Additional Responsibilities:** Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** A Bachelor's degree in exercise physiology. Two years of recent related work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities, preferably in a cardiac rehabilitation program. **License/Certification:** + Current certification by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) or Certified Exercise Specialist (CES) required within one year of hire into the position. + Credentialed as a Medical Assistant-Registered Department of Health Washington State within six (6) months of hire. + Current healthcare provider BLS certification. + ACLS certification is preferred. + ACSM Certification preferred. **Job** Rehab Services (PT, OT, Speech) **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-BREMERTON-HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 7:00am to 3:30pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0115239
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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