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Providence Exercise Physiologist in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Exercise Physiologist (Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St Luke's Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise individualized exercise prescriptions based on medical information and exercise test data, including intensity, duration, frequency, progression, precautions and type of physical activity for a variety of chronic disease and disability conditions.

  • Responsible for the safety and well being of each individual in class.

  • Responsible to identify resting and exercise changes in vital signs.

  • Responsible to define the limits or considerations for initiating and terminating exercise testing or training based on vital sign and know when to recommend Physician intervention.

  • Select appropriate training modalities according to the age and functional capacity of the individual.

  • Interpret medical history and physical examination findings as they relate to health appraisal and exercise testing.

  • Respond with appropriate emergency procedures to situations that might arise before, during and after administration of an exercise test and/or exercise session.

  • Responsible for providing risk factor modification education to participants.

  • Responsible for performing initial patient evaluations and establishing initial exercise prescription based on assessment and exercise testing once ACLS certified.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Exercise Science/Sport Science program

  • Completion of internship

  • One (1) year of experience in an exercise related position (i.e., Exercise Instructor, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Athletic Trainer or Instructor, Personal Trainer) which may include school internship

  • Knowledgeable/skilled in arrhythmia recognition and interpretation of ECG/oxygen saturation and appropriate oxygen flow rates

  • Healthcare provider AHA-BLS/AED certified OR able to obtain certification within 30 days of hire

  • ACSM-EP certification OR able to obtain certification within 9 months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

  • ACSM-CEP certification

  • One (1) year of cardiopulmonary rehab experience and/or stress testing

  • Completion of a clinical internship

About the ministry you will serve.

Located in the heart of Spokane, Washington, St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is the largest freestanding medical rehabilitation hospital in the inland northwest. We’re renowned pioneers in the use of therapeutic technology and globally recognized leaders in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with strokes, spinal cord injuries (SCI), orthopedic issues and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). We’re driven by innovation, compassion, holistic care and the desire to see each patient thrive.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 346936