Exercise Physiologist

Job Location US-NC-Thomasville
Job Opening ID
2022-143612
Facility
Thomasville Medical Center
Department
Cardiac Rehab
Work Schedule
7:00am-3:00pm
Category
Rehabilitation
Job Status
Part-Time

Overview

Novant Health is seeking an Exercise Physiologist to develop, coordinate and implement individual exercise prescriptions for each patient. With effective communication, you will also ensure each patient understands the proper exercise techniques and prescription in accordance with their medical diagnosis. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. #JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

 

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Qualifications

  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree required. BS in Exercise Physiology or related Exercise field. MS degree in Exercise and Sports Science or Exercise Physiology preferred. 
  • Experience: Rehabilitation experience as an Exercise Physiologist preferred. 
  • Licensure/Certification: Progressing toward a ACSM exercise related certification required.  
  • Additional skills preferred:
    • Practical and theoretical knowledge of all phases of routine and critical cardiac and respiratory care, with an emphasis on adult, chronic disease management.
    • Abilities to perform decisively in critical situations and to incorporate many types of data.
    • Has the knowledge, skills and ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs.
    • Has the ability to supervise exercise, monitor patients during exercise, and modify exercise prescriptions for cardio-pulmonary patients, in conjunction with registered nurses and/or physician as needed.
    • Has effective communication and interpersonal skills to relate to patients, families, nurses, physicians and other department and hospital staff.
    • Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. 

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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