Exercise Physiologist - PRN

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7147359 (Ref:ccf18473970)

Posted: May 25, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Develops exercise prescription and oversees exercise progression in patients with cardiovascular disease in a rehabilitative setting.

3 - 8hr shifts weekly Monday - Friday
Must have flexible schedule.
May need to travel to Main Campus up to 1X weekly.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient testing before and after rehabilitation including strength, body composition, flexibility, balance and endurance.
  • Provides exercise prescription for patients utilizing test data, patient status and current medication regimen; updates prescription according to patient response. Implements concepts of cardiac secondary prevention.
  • Recognizes contraindications to exercise and abnormal patient responses to exercise.
  • Responds appropriately to all situations including exercise cessation and referral to medical professionals.
  • Provides exercise information for patients, peers and the community which may include public speaking and education classes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in exercise-related field.
  • Master's degree in Exercise Physiology strongly preferred.

Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • 1-2 years of EP work in healthcare setting strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time and ability to help patients stand and walk.
  • Will require some lifting, bending, twisting of upper extremity to help limited patients.
  • Must be able to adapt to different room temperatures in exercise.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


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