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Texas Health Resources Exercise Physiologist – Heart & Vascular Specialists – Great Benefits in Fort Worth, Texas

Exercise Physiologist – Heart & Vascular Specialists – Great Benefits

We’re looking for a qualified Exercise Physiologist like you to join our Texas Health Heart and Vascular Specialists of North Texas.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career with top-notch benefits, this is the job for you!

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 1300 West Terrell Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Work environment: Heart and Vascular Specialists

  • Work hours: Full-time, Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

  • 50% Travel between THPG clinics or hospital based on need of department

  • Salary range: $20.94 - $33.37 per hour (based on relevant experience)

Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) is a not-for-profit physician organization with more than 250 locations and 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality care in clinics and medical offices throughout North Texas.

Qualifications

  • 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)

Position Responsibilities THPG Exercise Physiologist are as follows:

Clinical Practice : Assess patient health risks, needs, and interests. Assists with patient assessment on admission to the program, and assist with the development of comprehensive individualized exercise program. Exercise and pharmacologic stress test supervision, including preliminary test interpretation. Conducts fitness evaluations in accordance with testing guidelines and assist in the development of comprehensive individualized exercise program. Develops exercise prescriptions/programs tailored to the unique needs of the cardiovascular patient in accordance with the diagnosis and orders from the provider. 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 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 : Works with lab manager to maintain proper maintenance of testing equipment, and reports any malfunctions in a timely manner, while maintaining a safe and clear environment. Seeks assistance/ supervision/ consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding patient care of status of equipment. 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 ta assisting patients with registration for cardiac rehab, receiving phone calls, providing information on cardiac rehab services, assists in scheduling appointments. Maintain patient rights (confidentiality, privacy, safety, security, and decision making). Proficient in correct billing, charging and procedure documentation. Routinely obtain departmental, clinic and hospital communication via email. Documents according to department guidelines. Documents all required data for Cardiac Rehab members according to department guidelines ( hospital based). 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.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Exercise Physiologist will

  • possess advance knowledge of cardiac rhythms, EKG interpretation, equipment used in stress testing, cardiac rehab, knowledge of the cardiovascular system, and adhere to patient safety goals.

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health Exercise Physiologist you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

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

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a THPG Exercise Physiologist

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources

  • Enjoy 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 .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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