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Texas Health Resources Exercise Physiologist in Bedford, Texas

Exercise Physiologist

Texas Health HEB’s Cardiac Rehab is looking for a top skilled Exercise Physiologist. Is that you?

Work location: BU Behavioral Health , Texas Health HEB: 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022

Work hours: Full Time 40 Hour Day Shift

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Here’s What You Need

  • Bachelor's Degree Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or related field Required

  • 3 months experience in cardiac rehab Preferred

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required And

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support 90 Days Required And

  • CCES - Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist Upon Hire Preferred Or

  • RCEP - Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Upon Hire Preferred

What You Will Do

Clinical Practice:

  • Assess patient health risks, needs, and interests.

  • Assist RN with patient assessment on admission to the program, and assist with the development of comprehensive individualized exercise program.

  • Conducts fitness evaluations in accordance with department guidelines.

  • Develops exercise prescriptions/programs tailored to the unique needs and interests of the client and in accordance with department guidelines.

  • Provides instruction necessary for the safe and effective performance of exercise activities, and promotion of secondary prevention to individuals who are limited by cardiac disease to improve functional capacity and lower cardiovascular risk factors.

  • Demonstrates competence in the performance of age-appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.

  • Competent in the use of ScottCare telemetry, obtaining accurate HR, BP, RR, and cardiac rhythm.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the setup and operation of all monitoring and exercise equipment.

  • Plans, implements, evaluates documents patient education.

  • Completes all documentation and written communication in a timely manner.

Accountability:

  • Completes shift assignments for equipment maintenance, and all other tasks related to maintaining a safe and clean environment.

  • Seeks assistance/ supervision/ consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of services.

  • Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and department personnel.

  • Notifies physicians in a timely manner of problems of pertinent complication.

Administrative:

  • Provides administrative support as needed, including but not limited to assisting patients with registration for cardiac rehab, receiving phone calls, providing information on cardiac rehab services, scheduling appointments, organizing charts, etc.

  • Maintain customers rights (confidentiality, privacy, safety, security, and decision making).

  • Proficient in correct billing, charging and procedure documentation.

  • Routinely obtain department/hospital communication via email

  • Documents according to department guidelines.

  • Documents all required data for Cardiac Rehab members according to department guidelines

  • Documents all unusual occurrences to system, hospital, and department guidelines.

  • Assists with quality control procedures.

Professionalism:

  • Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets.

  • Attends in-services, department meetings, and other training sessions relative to job.

  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to hospital and department procedures and policies.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee:

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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