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Associate Clinical Exercise Phys - UPMC McKeesport (White Oak)

Description

Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, excellent work life balance, a career path that can lead to leadership, or experience with an industry leader, our Associate Clinical Exercise Phys opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved!

UPMC McKeesport’s Outpatient Center located in White Oak is currently hiring a flex, fulltime Associate Clinical Exercise Phys to work a daylight shift (8 am to 4:30 pm) – Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  The position will also have rotating weekend responsibility with some shifts on Tuesdays/Thursdays at UPMC Shadyside.

Apply today to see where you career take you!

Purpose:
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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • 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:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - BLS or a willingness to acquire is required.  ACSM Certification or related certification preferredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

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