Heart Services - Cardiac Rehab
Full Time, Days
Requisition # 25863
Kootenai Health is seeking a self-motivated, experienced Exercise Physiologist to join our team!
In this role, you will provide assessment, evaluation, education and monitors progress in activity level for patients with a cardiopulmonary diagnosis based on patient's health history, cardiovascular risk factors, family history, health status and physician order.
Leading and directing patient activity and education classes while working collaboratively with team members and students to provide patient care, using creativity and professional experience in accordance with general department procedures and policies
Providing educational information related to cardiopulmonary disease and processes, nutrition, psychosocial, medications and related topics to patients, professionals and at community events
Performing other related duties as assigned
Maintaining regular and predictable attendance
Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned
Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science/Physiology or Kinesiology is required. Master's degree in Exercise Physiology or Kinesiology preferred
Six months' experience with cardiac, pulmonary, or chronically ill patients in a rehabilitative setting required
One year of experience specifically in Cardiac and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation preferred
BLS required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS General Orientation.
Current ACLS certification or completed during General Orientation.
Certification within one year of relative to Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, i.e. ACSM CEP, AACVPR CCRP, or a certification demonstrating proficiency working with clinical populations (requires leadership approval).
Must be able to lift and move up to 10 lbs
Must be able to reach arms above or below shoulder height
Must be able to maintain a sitting position
Typical equipment used in an office job
Why Kootenai Health?
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned Level II Trauma hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.
3 Time Magnet Designated since 2006 – This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.
Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – in 2014 Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain locally-owned and independent health care provider.
Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks – Kootenai is consistently named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals in the country. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the list of Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.
3 Time Gallup Great Workplace Award Winner – Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!
Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits! 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees.
A tuition assistance program! If you want to further your education, we’ll help you pay for it!
Looking forward to retirement? We’ll help you with that! We offer a 457 retirement plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and defined contribution account which puts 2% of your annual income into a retirement account for you.
Convenient Daycare near campus!
Competitive wages and annual increases!
An award winning and incentive-driven wellness program!
Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs!
Professional development and leadership training opportunities!
And much more!
Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should!
Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex.