Job: Cardiac Fitness Therapist
Cardiac Fitness Therapist
Dignity Health - Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
Glendale, California 91204
Job Description and Requirements
Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nationÃ¢s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.
About this opporunity:
Provides the professional care necessary to achieve the goals of the Cardiac Fitness center program; the achievement and maintenance of optimal physical and psychological functions in patients with post acute coronary heart disease. Serves as a role model of cardiac fitness by integrating the role components of clinician, teacher and consultant.
Exercise Physiologist, must have a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology and training in cardiopulmonary from an accredited University. One year's internship or work experience in cardiac rehabilitation preferred. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from American Heart. Proficient in basic arrhythmia recognition. Completed a basic arrhythmia course. Must have knowledge and experience of the following: Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. Pathophysiology of coronary artery disease. Patient education methods
[posted Aug 9, 2018]
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