Exercise Physiologist, Cardiac Rehab .5DV (7467-2331) in Marquette, MI at UP Health System- Marquette

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

UP Health System - Marquette

Applies physical activity and behavioral interventions for clinical diseases and health conditions that have been shown to provide therapeutic and/or functional benefit.

Designs individual exercise prescriptions, sets goals, prescribes appropriate actions to meet the goals, implements plan. Performs risk factor stratification and education.

Maintains a medical file on each patient and acts as a liaison between the physician and the patient.

Evaluates EKG and hemodynamic response to exercise for abnormalities, and terminates exercise or modifies exercise prescription accordingly.

Institutes emergency measures for patients with chest pain, arrhythmias and/or cardiac arrest.

Coordinates scheduling for patients and coverage by staff.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
  • Master's degree required
*Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education.

Required Skills
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required
Minimum Work Experience
  • 1 year in adult/ health fitness required
  • 1 year cardiac rehab experience preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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