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Texas Health Resources EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST MS - New Grads Welcome in Fort Worth, Texas

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST MS

We’re looking for qualified EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST MS like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: 1301 Pennsylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Work hours: Three 12 hour shifts 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

  • Travel to other facilities if needed

Department Highlights:

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

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

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Here’s What You Need:

  • Master Of Science in Exercise Science or related field required

  • 1 Year of cardiac rehab experience required

  • Computer experience necessary

  • Telemetry monitoring experience

Licenses and Certifications:

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

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support 90 Days required

  • CCES - Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist Upon Hire

  • RCEP - Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Upon Hire

Position Responsibilities :

Exercise Science/Customer Service:

  • Oversee that each patient has an appropriate exercise prescription each day

  • Supervise exercise theory sessions to assure each patient is performing exercises correctly and at the

  • prescribed level

  • Assess patients during exercise sessions and counsel for risk reduction

  • Utilizes multidisciplinary staff appropriately

  • Ensure proper equipment usage

  • Take patients vitals (BP, HR, O2 sat)

  • Age specific pain assessment and intervention is performed; monitor EKG telemetry and EKG interpretation

  • Provide exercise instruction of special needs other than cardiac (i.e., low back/orthopedic)

  • Develop plan of action for post discharge.

Administrative:

  • Maintain and close-out patient charts

  • Patient follow-up (i.e., send reports to MD’s and insurance company as needed)

  • Review each patient’s medical records and document in charts for staff use

  • Write progress letters/reports for insurance company to receive benefits or extension of benefits

  • Develop and revise forms

  • Assist in research and special projects.

Prepare rehab area for patients/class:

  • Clean area

  • Test defibrillator

  • Record refrigerator temperatures

  • Input new patients in computer

  • Reserve equipment

  • Put out chairs, monitors, BP cuffs O2 monitors, etc

  • Compile daily goal sheets and orientation check lists

  • Troubleshoots for the day’s activities.

  • Delegate tasks to maximize staff effectiveness.

  • Strives to meet Departmental Key Performance Indicators/System Key Focus Areas.

Partnership:

  • Actively participates in formal and informal teaching and evaluation to strengthen clinical competence of self

  • and team members.

  • Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, and other

  • customers.

  • Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

  • Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.

  • Essential Functions

  • Ensures patients and staff are current on exercise issues, trends and other related issues through staff meeting and in-services

  • Ensures patients have an understanding of exercise principles and the benefits of exercise through classroom lecture and on the floor discussion.

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