Exercise Physiologist
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
26920-85246
Houston Northwest Medical Center - Houston, Texas

Since 1973, Houston Northwest Medical center has been providing comprehensive healthcare to the North Houston communities. The hospital is known for its maternity and women's services, including a Level II Neonatal ICU, and for its cardiac care as well as bariatric and diabetes programs. In addition to its hospital emergency room, Houston North West Medical Center operates two urgent care centers

Houston Northwest Medical Center is currently accepting applications for Exercise Physiologist

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager / Registered Nurse in Cardiac Rehabilitation and the general direction of the medical staff; is responsible for delivery, administration and interpretation of fitness evaluations, develop and supervise individual exercise prescriptions. In collaboration with the clinical coordinator of the cardiac rehabilitation department supports the medical care of all patients requiring any cardiac evaluation under the direction of the medical staff pursuant to the mission and objectives of the hospital. This person ensures a safe environment for the patient and others, appropriately communicates with physicians, co-workers, volunteers, other hospital departments and patient family members. Delivers medically prescribed cardiac rehabilitation in support medical care as directed by the primary physician. Acts as a member of the interdisciplinary team in helping the patients and their families achieve the highest level of functioning. Participates in planning and implementing new services, staff development programs and marketing efforts. Performs all job duties and tasks in accordance with national and state professional governing guidelines and state practice act, rules and code of ethics.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A. Minimum of two years experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation preferred.
B. Minimum of two years experience in Exercise Therapy preferred.
C. BLS Certified
D. Graduate form an accredited School of Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and / or Exercise Physiology.
F. ACLS Certification with in 6 months

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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