Exercise Physiologist Cardiac Rehab - PRN

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  • Grandview Medical Center Grandview Medical Center

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  • Location BIRMINGHAM, AL (Grandview Medical Center)
    Part Time
  • Department Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Field Rehabilitative Svcs
  • Part Time

Job Description

Develops, implements, and evaluates exercise programs for patients. Assesses cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac, Pulmonary Peripheral vascular disease and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Creates educational materials and sessions for patients. Develops, implements, and evaluates exercise programs for patients. Assesses cardiopulmonary, vascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Creates educational materials and sessions for patients. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Requires EPC (Exercise Physiologist Certified) Certification either by ACSM or ASEP. Reports to CV Program Director.

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology required. (Master’s Degree preferred) EPC Certification through ACSM or ASEP required.  BLS and ACLS required.

Will require constant moving to show patients how to exercise on the unit.  Requires constant hearing, speaking, vision and repetitive hand movement. Requires attention to detail despite frequent interruptions.  Frequently exposed to blood and/or body fluids or potentially infective materials. 

At Grandview Medical Center, we believe in the power of great people and a team approach to make a difference in the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. Compassion, a commitment to excellence, a safe environment, and opportunities for personal growth define our culture. Whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you can make an impact by being a part of our team.  

Grandview Medical Center, a 434-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties. The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center.  Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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