Ascension Health Exercise Physiologist in Saginaw, Michigan

Job ID: 250076

Exercise Physiologist

Saginaw, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Exercise Physiologist

City, State: Saginaw,MI

Location: St Mary's of Michigan-MedCtr

Department: Diagnostic Cardiology Anc 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Days

About Us

Based in Saginaw, St. Mary’s of Michigan is a regional health system offering high quality care in cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, emergency and trauma, cancer, bariatrics, imaging diagnostics, and primary care. A part of Ascension since 1999, we offer 268 beds and over 20 specialty centers to provide access and care for people from over 70 counties.

Job Description

Job 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.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Document subjective and objective findings of patient progress. Seeks consultation as necessary.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Advanced Life Support specializing in Cardiac credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology required and Previous stress testing experience preferred.

How To Apply

To apply online click on the "Apply Now" button or visit https://ascension.org/Careers

Equal Employment Opportunity

SMOM/SJHS provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. SMOM/SJHS complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.