Job: Exercise Physiologist (Non-ex)
Exercise Physiologist (Non-ex)
Kirkland, Washington 98034
Job Description and Requirements
Responsible for case managing patients enrolled in chronic disease management programs including the cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. Responsible for providing wellness and fitness related services to the public as well as EvergreenHealth employees.
Conducts initial assessment of patients and develop a treatment plan tailored to meet patient and program goals.
Provides surveillance of patients during exercise and make adjustments to their exercise regime when indicated. The surveillance includes but not limited to EKG and hemodynamic responses and interpretation. Provides home exercise guidelines.
Serves as liaison between the patient and other healthcare providers to provide a continuum of care.
Identifies and facilitates referrals to other healthcare providers (i.e. Psychiatrist, Dietician, Vocational Counselor, etc.) as determined by the patient's treatment plan.
Implements behavior change strategies to facilitate modification in the patient's cardiac risk factor profile.
Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED for the position:
2 years of experience in cardiac rehabilitation
Experience in exercise program planning, supervision, and counseling with cardiovascular rehabilitation patients
Experience in exercise testing
Current BLS for healthcare providers at date of hire
Current Healthcare Provider ACLS certification by date of hire
ACSM Exercise Specialist certification within 6 months of hire
DESIRED for the position:
Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field.
Master's degree in exercise science or related field.
[posted Oct 5, 2018]
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