Exercise Specialist

East Jefferson General Hospital   Metairie, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 10, 2023
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Hours will vary from 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and rotating weekend coverage. Bachelor of Science degree required in applicable allied health field. Practical experience in a clinical exercise program required. ACSM Exercise Specialist Certification required within 18 months of employment. Within 5 years from date of employment, must complete Master's degree in applicable allied health field for Clinical Exercise Physiologist licensure. BCLS certification required, ACLS preferred.
 
Must be articulate in risk factors for cardiac disease (and demonstrate aptitude and/or working knowledge of arrhythmias). Duties will include exercise leadership, testing and prescription. To assist in the organization, planning and implementation of all phases (I, II, III), inpatient, outpatient and maintenance of Cardiac Rehabilitation, including related patient and community education, program development and patient counseling. Demonstrates competence and knowledge in the assessment, treatment and care from the newborn to the geriatric patient, as applicable. Assists in performing stress testing procedures in Non-Invasive Cardiology procedure area.

Work Type: Flex (PRN)
Work Shift: Days