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Texas Health Resources EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST - Part Time in Stephenville, Texas

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST – Part Time

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

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 411 Belknap Stephenville, TX 76401

  • Work hours: Part -Time (24 hrs.) 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (must be available to work holidays if needed)

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville has a long history of providing quality care to the residents of Erath County and surrounding areas. We’re a 98-bed full-service hospital serving our community since 1926.

Texas Health Stephenville is a Pathway to Excellence hospital. If you’re looking for surgical services, women’s and infants’ services, advanced diagnostic imaging, wound care and cardiac rehab we’ve got it. In addition, we’re a Level IV trauma center, a Level III Stroke Support Facility and have Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Chest Pain Management.

Stephenville is about an hour away from Fort Worth, so if peaceful surroundings in a rural area is what you’re looking for in your career, consider Texas Health Stephenville.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 26,000 employees and are among the top five largest employers in the DFW area. Join us and be a part of our exceptional team as we provide outstanding care and deliver award-winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology or related field required

  • 3 months experience in cardiac rehab required

  • Internship experience in cardiac rehab is preferred

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 :

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.

Skills:

  • Must possess knowledge of respective clinical area to include equipment used, infection control, criteria of standard precautions, national patient safety goals and all other skills related to patient care delivery.

Why Texas Health

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 Resources is 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®

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

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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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