EXERCISE SPECIALIST Registry Flexible

MacNeal Hospital - Berwyn, Illinois

11/21/2018 5:36:34 PM
1805044016
Laboratory and Clinical Technicians




Reporting to the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and according to established policies and procedures assesses clients entering the outpatient phases (Phase I, II monitored and Phase III, unmonitored) of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. Adapts the exercise programs for individuals as appropriate; develops and conducts exercise sessions and evaluates the client’s response to the programs. Assists with client and staff education. Collaborates with the manager and the staff nurses in integrating a holistic rehabilitation program for clients and their families and assists in the department program development and research. Functions as a resource person within the hospital and the community.

Qualifications:

The level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Specialty/Exercise Science. ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialists certification required upon hire or within six (6) months of hire. A Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology highly preferred.

Six (6) to twelve (12) months previous experience in cardiac rehabilitation.

The communication skills necessary to conduct educational programs and lead/participate in exercise programs.

The analytical ability necessary to adapt exercise programs to a wide variety of medical conditions and recognize basic ECG abnormalities.

The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, physicians and other hospital staff.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Hospital/Facility: MacNeal Hospital

Job Type: PT2Y

Shift Type: Rotate

Berwyn, IL

Berwyn, Illinois