Job: Non-Invasive Exercise Lead

Job Title

Non-Invasive Exercise Lead

Job Category

Exercise Specialist

Company

Adventist Health System
Orlando, Florida 32803

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Job Description and Requirements

Job Summary:
The Lead Exercise Physiologist is responsible for providing instruction and supervision for patients regarding their individualized exercise program. They assist with smooth patient flow by assuring timely turn over and patient preparation. Effectively communicates with staff, physicians and department management. Teaches and directs the work of other staff and students as required. Provides support and guidance for risk factor modification and exercise therapy to the patient involved in the rehabilitative phases of their disease, consistent with the goals, policies and procedures of Florida Hospital. Supports and assists with data collection for process improvement. Holds team members accountable for providing quality care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Basic EKG knowledge
Ability to function independently with little or no supervision
Ability to read, write legibly and perform basic mathematics skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Proficient in all competency skills for the modality area assigned
One year of experience in the modality assigned to lead
Bachelor of Science Degree-Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology or related field
One year of supervisory experience(Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) OR
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) OR
AACVPR Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional Certification (CCPR)

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organizationâs Performance Excellence Program

Exercise Physiologist working within a Cardiac Rehabilitation team demonstrates proficiency with writing exercise prescriptions based on the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. They are responsible for analyzing their patient's fitness to improve the patient's health and supervise patient exercise regimens.
Contributes to overall quality of diagnostic service, and documentation. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department and holds team members accountable for providing quality care.
Consistently and appropriately problem solves day to day issues.
Assists with smooth patient flow by assuring timely room turn over and prep. Effectively communicates with staff, physicians and department management.
Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade clinical and leadership skills. Seeks education opportunities, and coaches staff towards professional growth. Maintains familiarity with new procedures. Teaches and directs the work of other staff and students as required.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit. Maintains and promotes a positive attitude; self-motivation; mutual respect toward patients, physicians, and fellow team members; leads as part of a team; possesses or obtains an advanced skill set while keeping current with emerging trends, educates, and shares knowledge with team members within the department to increase independence.
Supports and assists with data collection for process improvement while understanding the department performance trends and established standards. Contributes and encourages others to contribute toward process improvement by serving on PI teams as assigned. Participates in department employee and patient satisfaction initiatives.
Utilizes knowledge of the levels of growth, development and skills for all patients that enter department.
May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of Florida Hospital non-waived Point of Care training.

Employment Type

Full Time

Contact

Adventist Health System

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[posted Sep 11, 2018]

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