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Exer Physio - Crd Rehb CATR

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Exercise Physiologist monitors outpatient cardiac rehab and may perform a variety of non-invasive cardiovascular exams.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Related field

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS) and AACVPR - Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) or ACSM - Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) or (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist. AACVPR or ACSM must be obtained within 1 year of start date in position.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience in cardiac rehab setting preferred, ECG rhythm recognition, orientation

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others. Ability to make necessary decisions, initiate and implement policies and procedures. Flexible working hours with possible weekends.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides care including the development, implementation and evaluation of exercise programs for cardiac patients in phase 2 and 3 of cardiac rehabilitation.
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the patient's care team to ensure services are consistent with post op and/or post hospitalization care.
  • Evaluates and revises plan of care as needed in collaboration with RN and physician when necessary.
  • Develops and advances the patient's exercise program based on the physiological and electrocardiographic response to exercise.
  • Provides health education and teaching for patient and family.
  • Complete required feedback and communication to patient and healthcare team including EMR documentation and reports concerning education, exercise progression, exercise treatment and monitored physiological and vital responses of the patient.
  • Assists with scheduling and billing of cardiac rehab services.
  • Precepts nursing, exercise physiology and nutrition students as assigned to the program.
  • Schedules patient for cardiac rehab initial visits
  • Conducts initial visit patient appointments
  • Performs patient heart disease risk factor assessments
  • Coordinates patient care plans for outpatient cardiac rehab, phase II and phase III
  • Coordinates patient exercise class schedules
  • Monitors patients on telemetry during exercise sessions
  • Leads patients through exercise prescriptions and assists patient with exercise equipment
  • Provides education to patients to support risk factor modification
  • Reports adverse events to ordering providers
  • Monitors patients during exercise stress tests
  • Applies ambulatory holter and event monitors



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