Southern Illinois Healthcare

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

Posted Date 4 months ago(12/12/2019 10:11 AM)
Requisition ID
2019-4994
Job Locations
US-IL-Herrin
Category
Clinical & Technical
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Weekend Requirement
None
Department
CVP Rehab

Overview

Responsible for education exercise prescription, and risk factor modification in patient with cardiac, pulmonary or metabolic disorder.

Responsibilities

Role Specific Responsibilities
o Provides patient specific disease and procedure education.
o Provides individualized patient exercise prescription.
o Indentifies patient signs and symptoms.
o Provides patient with tools for positive behavior change.
o Provides supervision to assistants and students.
o Participates with multidisciplinary teams.

Qualifications

Education
• Bachelor or Master’s in Exercise Science or relevant health related field.


Licenses and Certification
• Required: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical
Exercise Physiologist (CEP) or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP)
Certification. (ACSM Exercise Physiologist certification is NOT accepted).
• Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) to be obtained within 1 year of employment.


Experience and Skills
• Technical Experience: 3 years in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
• Knowledge of electrocardiograph interpretation.

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