Exercise Physiologist

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Clinton, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, located in Clinton, Maryland, is an award winning, acute care hospital focused on caring for patients and their loved ones utilizing advanced technology under the guidance of expert clinicians. Quality, Safety, Wellness, and Patient Satisfaction are achieved through a spirit of patient centered services that connect us to the community we serve. If you believe in patient focused care, excellence, teamwork, and are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and customers, we invite you tojoin our team! MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is actively recruiting for a fulltime, experienced Exercise Physiologist to join the Cardiac Rehabilitation Team! This position will provide support Monday Fridays, 8:00am 4:30pm and some weekends. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Schedule, set-up patients and monitor stress tests. Create office chart for patient. Explain testing procedures to patients to obtain cooperation and reduce anxiety. Prepare and position patients for testing. Check hospital computer system for troponin values and any other recent lab results. Monitor patients comfort and safety during tests, document data appropriately and alert the physician to any changes. Adjust equipment and controls according to physicians orders or established protocol. Terminate exercise when appropriate. Assist with emergency care. Check that emergency supplies are adequate and that equipment is functioning properly. Report equipment repair needs to the biomedical department. Adhere to all departmental and hospital policy and procedures. Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree accepted, Masters Degree preferred. One year minimum of experience working in a healthcare environment Current BCLS and ACLS certification About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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