Exercise Physiologist - PRN
Location:
Las Vegas , Nevada
Posted:
December 15, 2017
Reference:
01541-15041
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!



Exercise Physiologist-PRN

To monitor and supervise cardiac patients during various exercise modalities. Under the general supervision of the Sr. Director Cardiovascular Services, develops and implements progressive cardiac rehabilitation exercise. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to her/his department. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principle of exercise progression n the cardiac patient, indications and contraindications to exercise for the cardiac patient, ECG interpretation and cardiac arrhythmias. Must demonstrate knowledge of the risk factors for cardiac disease and risk factor modifications. Must be able to assess individual patient's needs and abilities for exercise and modifiable risk factors and communicate rehabilitation plan to the patient and patient's family. The exercise physiologist works with an RN and defers medical issues and concerns of the patient to the RN. Clients served are of the adult and geriatric populations and will receive treatment without regard to race, gender, religion or national origin.
Qualifications:
Qualifications:


Education:
Graduate of an approved Master's or Bachelor's Degree Exercise Science Program

Experience:
One or two years in clinical setting preferred. Internship to include graded exercise testing, phase I, II and III Cardiac Rehab Supervisory experience desirable.

Special Requirements:
BCLS required

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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