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Exercise Specialist

Job Details

Job ID: 88389
Location: Tacoma, WA
Entity: Pulse Heart Institute
Category: Other
Specialty: Cardiology
Department: Cardiac Rehab DHS
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8-5
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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for leading and monitoring ECG monitored exercise sessions and providing exercise education to outpatients; for participating in marketing, scheduling, and quality management of the Phase II/Maintenance Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs; and for participating in the development and strategic plans for MultiCare Health System's Cardiac Services. This position works under limited supervision. Work situations are a variety of routine and non-routine functions. Independent decisions are required within daily work routine. This position has extensive contact with patients and family members providing instruction and information. Other contacts include physicians, nursing staff, and nursing management.

Minimum Requirements:
Six months experience in leading exercise classes or complete a cardiac or pulmonary rehab internship
Experienced in exercise program planning, supervision, and counseling with cardiovascular and pulmonary (as needed) rehabilitation patients.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Bachelors Degree in rehabilitative exercise physiology or related field
CPR certification
Certified in ACLS
Completion of basic EKG class and/or CBL dysrrhythmia identification test. Competency is evidenced by passing of dysrrhytmia identification test.
Certification from American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or CCRP Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) preferred.

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