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Providence Exercise Specialist in Walla Walla, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Exercise Specialist (Cardiac Rehabilitation, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assess patient in terms of cardiac risk factors, current symptoms, vital signs, and medication usage and activity level.

  • Implement Phase I Cardiac Rehabilitation protocols safely and effectively.

  • ImplementsPhase II Cardiac Rehabilitation protocols safely and effectively.

  • Monitor participants and reports any unusual responses to exercise. Terminate exercise as needed.

  • Document patient care using the EMR system or appropriate forms, including initial assessment for Phase III programs, progress notes and discharge summaries.

  • Reassess patient’s progress towards goals and plan of care, revising when appropriate.

  • Use age guidelines to conduct the educational activities listed below:

  • Plan and evaluate patients regarding at home exercise programs and use of equipment.

  • Discuss goals and treatment plans with patient and family.

  • Expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

  • Provide educational programs for patients in are of expertise utilizing appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met.

  • Follow established policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree in Exercise Science or equivalent educ/experience

  • Current BLS – Healthcare provider (must be AHA accredited)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or equivalent educ/experience

  • 6 months cardiac rehabilitation in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other medical field

  • ACLS certification

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 285233

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