Sacramento, California 95819
Job Description and Requirements
LOCATION: Mercy General Hospital, Sacramento, CA 95819
DEPARTMENT: Cardiac Rehabilitation
SHIFT: VARIED, Day
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
HRS PER PAY PERIOD: 12
JOB ID: 2018-47368
Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.
The incumbent provides, coordinates and directs care to individuals and families using a holistic approach. The incumbent should use critical thinking and problem solving in providing effective and appropriate care within a safe and confidential environment from admission to discharge. The incumbent collaborates with members of the healthcare team, provides leadership, personal/professional development, and conducts him/herself professionally. The incumbent coordinates with the RN for facilitating the routine operations of the cardiac rehabilitation program. The incumbent is also responsible for initial exercise prescriptions of patients and ongoing assessment/adjustment throughout the recovery process.
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This position requires at least 1 year recent experience in Cardiac Rehab or related field and a Bachelor's degree in exercise physiology, physical education or related field.
Candidates must be a Registered Exercise Physiologist and have a CPR and ACLS from the American Heart Association.
ACSM is preferred.
[posted Feb 9, 2018]
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