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Assoc Clinical Exercise Phys - Casual

  • Job ID: 168495460
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Cardiac Rehab_SMC
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.59 to $31.41 / hour


Associate Clinicial Exercise Physiology

Casual Status Daylight hours 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1 to 3 days a week Monday-Friday No weekends No Holidays



Works in either or both inpatient and outpatient settings. Implements treatment plans established by a CPRS Level 2 or Sr. CPRS, including progressive ambulation, exercise equipment orientation and training, education on disease states, smoking cessation, recovery and risk factor modifications. Evaluates patient progress while implementing plan to improve functional capacity. Documents exercise session details, response and progression and educate according to established plan. At some sites provides orientation, oversight, and completion of necessary paper work for participants in the Employee Wellness Program. Maintains open communication with coworkers, physicians and other department staff.



  • Participates in the Co-Worker Feedback program if asked
  • Completes annual competencies as required by department
  • Provides adequate orientation, oversight, and assures completion of necessary paper work for participants in the Employee Wellness Program
  • Prepares for and responds to emergencies in a manner consistent with department guidelines
  • Promotes effective communication and demonstrates cooperation and teamwork within the department, the hospital and with other health care professionals.
  • Upon request by Manager, assists with staff development, special projects and community programs
  • Conducts, organizes and participates in meetings, inservices and continuing education
  • Implementation of individualized patient treatment plan established by a CPRS or Sr. CPRS and monitoring of patient progress.
  • Develops inpatient discharge plans.
  • Utilizes clinical support staff in a manner that both verbally and non-verbally promotes respect, confidence and a team atmosphere.
  • Modification and documentation of treatment with accuracy and with respect to patient's age and medical history.



Graduate of an accredited Exercise Physiology or related program with a minimum Bachelor's level preparation.

Active membership in professional organization(s) and recent experience in Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
BLS or a willingness to acquire is requiredACSM Certification or related certification preferredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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