Ascension Health Exercise Physiologist - Diagnostic Cardiology in Madison Heights, Michigan

Job ID: 254121

Exercise Physiologist - Diagnostic Cardiology

Madison Heights, Michigan

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Exercise Physiologist

City, State: Madison Heights,MI

Location: St John Oakland Hospital-34031

Department: Diagnostic Cardiology Anc 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Rotating, Days with rotation weekends.

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Summary:

The Exercise Physiologist implements and supervises physical exercise programs for patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient testing and assessment before and after rehabilitation.

  • Plans and teaches exercise therapy for patients utilizing test data, patient status and current medication regimen. Monitors patient's response and revises plan accordingly.

  • Recognizes contraindications and abnormal patient responses to exercise. Responds appropriately to all situations including exercise cessation and referral to medical professionals.

  • Provides exercise information for patients, peers and the community which may include public speaking and education classes.

  • Explains program test procedures to patients for whom services are appropriate, which may include, but are not limited to, those with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, immunologic, inflammatory, orthopedic and neuromuscular diseases and conditions.

  • Interviews patient to obtain vital statistics, medical history and records information. Collect, analyze and interpret pre and post exercise electrocardiograms.

  • Supervises and monitors patient during both exercise (treadmill, bicycle ergo meter), pharmaceutical stress testing and tilt table testing. Applies appropriate testing modalities as ordered. Medication administration as delegated by physician.

  • Administers and monitors IC's according to established protocols. Performs duties as delegated and supervised by the Michigan Public Health Code. http://www.msms.org/Content/ContentFolders/Advocacy2/ScopeofPractice/ScopePracBook.pdf

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor of Science or Applied Arts in Exercise Physiology or Kinesiology required Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience with stress testing preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, please apply by completing an online application at https://ascension.org/Careers

To apply as a current Ascension employee, please log into My Ascension and follow this path: MyAscension > My Links > Associate Links > HR > My Career > Job Opportunities. To find these postings, please search by the Job ID number

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

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