Exercise Specialist, Cardiac Rehab, OC
JOB SUMMARY: This position provides expert guidance on exercise to cardiac patients in accordance with the standards, policies and practices of Samaritan Healthcare. The Exercise Physiologist/Exercise Specialist will collaborate with the Cardiac Rehab team in providing exercise guidance, individualized exercise prescriptions and risk factor education for patients in our Phase 2 and Phase 3 programs.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field. Preferred American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise Test Technologist/Exercise Specialist Certification. One year experience in cardiac rehabilitation including developing and progressing individualized exercise prescriptions. Experience with risk factor modification counseling. Successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia/12 lead EKG Interpretation course or equivalent experience. Experience with telemetry monitoring and arrhythmia identification. Basic knowledge of clinical exercise physiology, preventative and rehabilitative cardiology (including nutrition, risk factors, and behavior modification strategies), and emergency/safety procedures. Current CPR certification (HCP) level. ACLS within six (6) months of hire.
Pay: $18.23 to $27.50/hour
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 18-020