Job: Exercise Physiologist

Job Title

Exercise Physiologist

Job Category

Exercise Physiology

Company

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital
Baytown, Texas 77521

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Job Description and Requirements

Job Summary
Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates educational and all exercise components of cardiac rehabilitation for both inpatients and outpatients. May also be required to mobilize inpatients, under physical therapy or nursing supervision, as part of the Walk Team.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Young Adult, Middle Adult and Mature Adult

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Delivers high quality patient care as outlined in the patient's care plan, putting the patient's needs above all by providing a nurturing environment, continuous positive feedback and firm direction to achieve a positive outcome. Mobilizes patients assigned to the Walk Team, under PT or nursing supervision, with specified adaptive equipment and assistance to the patient.
Continually updates, as technology and heart care evolve, technical knowledge of exercise and other components of cardiac rehabilitation (heart disease, nutrition, stress management etc.).
Maintains all required certifications (BLS; ACLS within one year). Attains and maintains additional certifications that aid in providing the best care available to the cardiac rehabilitation patient population. Maintains active membership in a minimum of one professional organization.
Provides instruction and educational material to cardiac rehab patients in a way that is easily understood, by using handouts and/or brochures that provide clear, precise and accurate information either through daily one-on-one interaction or a class setting. Provides a direct avenue from inpatient to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation.
Develops and maintains constructive, collaborative communication with patients (and their family members) of all ages and conditions, coworkers, medical staff and other hospital personnel to contribute to the quality of the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Walk Team related procedures.
Demonstrates the ICARE Values statement.
Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Has at a minimum a bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology, with
preference given to a Masters of Science

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
No experience required.

Employment Type

Full Time

Contact

Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital

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[posted Sep 25, 2018]

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