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Cardiac Rehab Specialist Cardiac Rehab Program SCH SJC

Location: Cheektowaga, NY, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2021

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Job Description

Facility: Sisters of Charity Hospital St Joseph Campus

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.100000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days and Evenings

Hours: Varied hours between Mon-Th 7a - 6p; and Fri 7a - 12p

Summary:

Assists with the development of individualized exercise prescriptions. Provide ongoing fitness evaluation of strength, aerobic capacity, and physical work capacity. Monitor patients for arrhythmias and misappropriate responses to activity or exercise. Identify cardiovascular risk factors, lifestyle changes needed, and teach lifestyle maintenance of risk factor reduction.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education or Health and Human Performance required with MS or MA in Exercise Science preferred
  • Validation in BLS required
  • ACLS required with in three months of hire
  • American College of Sports Medicine certificate preferred

EXPERIENCE
  • Must have experience in cardiovascular patient care

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Exhibits knowledge of current Cardiac Rehabilitation issues
  • Desire and skill to meet the needs of the Cardiac Rehabilitation client
  • Continuous awareness of the need for safety measures in patient care
  • Mental and physical health sufficient to withstand strenuous activity, bending, lifting, and walking
  • Hand and finger dexterity to manipulate facility and exercise equipment
  • Lead placement competency to be validated by the preceptor and manager prior to associate performing task
  • Recognition and treatment of arrhythmia according to ACLS guidelines

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Monday-Friday 6a.m. -6p.m with weekend and holiday rotation as needed
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