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Exercise Physiologist

  • Job ID: 647332899
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hanover
  • Department: Cardiac Services
  • Location: 300 Highland Avenue, Hanover PA 17331
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.53 to $32.28 / hour

Description

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg is hiring an Exercise Physiologist! In this rewarding position, the candidate will support the inpatient with Advanced EKG and Rhythm recognition/interpretation. This position is based in Harrisburg, PA. The hours are Monday through Friday, hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Purpose:
To develop and implement an individualized exercise prescription for clients involved with cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation. Work with to screen/assess clients who participate in other programs within the wellness center, such as the surgical and non-surgical weight loss programs

Responsibilities:

  • Refer patients to ancillary services as needed.
  • Assist with community initiatives as required.
  • Counsel patients regarding cardiac risk factor modification.
  • Assist with the implantation of Employee and Community Wellness Programming.
  • Coordinate an individualized treatment plan in collaboration with the Staff Nurse, Dietitian, and Behaviorist.
  • Supervise exercise sessions.
  • Respond to emergencies utilizing ACLS protocol.
  • Maintain documentation of patient status and services provided according to departmental procedure.
  • Evaluate and update the patient's treatment plan according to individual needs and physiological responses.
  • Maintain departmental standards of care and participate in continuous quality improvement.
  • Develop and implement exercise prescriptions under the supervision of the Medical Director.
  • Screen/assess other patient populations regarding exercise habits and development of exercise programs (i.e.: surgical and non-surgical weight loss clients).
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science / Physiology or related field
  • Master in Exercise Science/Physiology or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience preferred.
  • ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist preferred
  • ACLS certified (within 90 days) preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Cardiac medications preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
ACSM certification(s) preferred.CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Clearances must be within 90 days
 

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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