Exercise Physiologist (Cardiac Rehab) - PRN/CPT

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Refer Save Apply Job ID: TMH-74429 Description: This position is responsible for evaluating patients for cardiopulmonary rehab services and providing appropriate therapy including exercise, education and counseling according to department policies and procedures.Reviews medical history, medicine regime, precautions, and past medical history at intake. Updates patient medical records in accordance to Medicare, hospital, and AACVPR regulations.Collaborates with the patient, family, physician, and other health care team members in planning a total rehabilitation program based on individual assessed needsCalls physicians and other medical staff to discuss patient needs and concerns.Assists in managing, developing, implementing, and evaluating fitness programs. Maintains procedures and training manuals of program operations, equipments, and facility maintenance protocols.Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, and quality and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.Attends hospital rounds and /or visits inpatients to educate on cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services.Attend to all patients needs including initiation of emergency procedures using BLS & ACLS guidelines and not limited to use of Automatic External Defibrillator.Assists with collecting and entering outcomes data in computers (EPIC, Scottcare, and Excel)Assists in tallying departmental metrics including inpatient consults, daily and monthly censuses, and charge audits.Attends and remains an active member of hospital committees including but not limited to CHF readmissions, COPD initiative, and other cardiology and pulmonary committees.Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in healthcare related field. Current American Association Healthcare Provider BLS and ACLS certifications. If not current on ACLS must be certified within 3 to 6 months.Minimum Required Experience: One year clinical experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitationPreferred Qualifications: Masters Degree. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (EP-C) or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM CEP) or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP)Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. Requirements: Expertise Cardiology Cardiology Schedule PRN/Contingent PRN/Contingent Location Annapolis Annapolis