EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Sep 30, 2017
Closes
Oct 31, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
We are seeking an Exercise Physiologist to work flexipool day shift with our Cardiovascular Therapy department at our Sentara Heart Hospital.

Position Highlights:
    Employee Satisfaction: Hampton Road's chosen Employer of Choice for over 10 yearsStability: 125 plus years of no company layoffs. Our nurse retention turnover rate under 5% - significantly lower than the national average of 14.6%.Career Growth: Be a part of opening a brand new 12-bed Cardiac Observation unit at Sentara Heart Hospital located on the campus of our level 1 trauma center, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Innovation: Highly progressive 112-bed quaternary care facility with 45 pre- and post-procedural rooms dedicated to improving safety, quality and health every day.Market: Sentara Heart Hospital is the #2 Cardiology & Heart Surgery center in Virginia and #24 in the nation for best heart programs.Nursing Excellence: The region's first Magnet® recognized hospital. Six out of twelve of our hospitals have Magnet Recognition Program® designation. Location: We are located in the Hampton Roads area surrounded by beaches, historic landmarks dating as far back as the Revolutionary War of 1776, top rated school systems, and seven cities full of life, events, and celebration.

Assists in coordinating and implementing all phases of education and exercise therapy programs for the rehabilitation of persons with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Assists in collection of data to complete the initial patient assessment, the development of an exercise plan and a plan for education about life-style modification for Phase I and II cardiac/pulmonary rehab patients. Monitors and treats patients during exercise, assisting with modification of the exercise plan and conducts patient education.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - EXERCISE SCIENCE

Experience
Required: EKG monitoring/Telemetry - Previous experience

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Must achieve ACLS certification within one year of employment.

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