Exercise Specialist - Hiring Immediately
UnityPoint Health QC Trinity - Cardiac Rehab
Full Time Benefits - Day Shift
The Exercise Specialist performs work of moderate difficulty in development of exercise prescriptions and in the exercise therapy sessions and supervise pulmonary patients during pulmonary rehab sessions. Shall also calibrate and maintain the exercise equipment and educate personnel and participants of its usage.
COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment.
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TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: (Total Weight of 100) Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patients physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Twelve months experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation with strong technical skills, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology or related field required but Master of Science degree preferred in exercise physiology or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Good knowledge, specialized degree or certification in cardiovascular clinical specialty with strong emphasis on cardiac exercises, conditioning, exercise prescriptions, and equipment used in the program.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Current CPR certification. ACLS certification preferred. American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist certification preferred.