Job: Cardiac Exercise Specialist

Job Title

Cardiac Exercise Specialist

Job Category

Exercise Specialist


Dignity Health
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113

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Job Description and Requirements

As the community's only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system, Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters' mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Position Summary:
Under the general direction of the Charge Nurse of Cardiology, the Cardiac Exercise Specialist sets up and operates various types of equipment utilized in the treatment/ rehabilitation of cardiac disease and or illness. He/she works with the Cardiac Rehabilitation RN to perform the treatment plans and present the results of the test to the cardiologist and/or attending physician. The Cardiac Exercise Specialist is also responsible for clerical, communication, and organizational duties related to the function of the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. This individual must display the highest level of skill and experience attainable within his/her assigned facility.

This position is represented by SEIU, Local 1107 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Minimum Qualifications:
One-year employment cardiology medical environment, with additional experience in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation or related field.
Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
Familiarity of computers (Windows 98 or greater, preferred) fax machines, and other various office devices.
Degree in Exercise Physiology and/or Exercise Science with training in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.
Desire and ability to work with patients.
Must possess good oral and written communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, physicians, physicians' offices, and fellow staff members.
Must exhibit excellence in prioritization and able to function in a busy environment with a multitude of distractions.
Must possess excellent organizational skills.
Exercise of patient confidentiality is essential.
Must follow all safety and infection control rules and regulations.
CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA
CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA

Employment Type

Full Time


Dignity Health

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[posted Aug 7, 2018]

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