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Exercise Physiologist

Company: Kootenai Health
Location: Coeur D Alene
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Kootenai Health is hiring an Exercise Physiologist to join the Heart Services - Cardiac Rehab team! As the Exercise Physiologist, you will provide assessments, evaluations, education and monitor progress in activity level for patients with a cardiopulmonary diagnosis based on patient's health history, cardiovascular risk factors, family history, health status and physician order. In your role as the Exercise Physiologist, your core responsibilities include:

  • Leads and directs patient activity and education classes while working collaboratively with team members and students to provide patient care, using creativity and professional experience in accordance with general department procedures and policies
  • Provides educational information related to cardiopulmonary disease and processes, nutrition, psychosocial, medications and related topics to patients, professionals and at community events
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance To be successful in this role, you will need:
    • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science/Physiology or Kinesiology is required. Master's degree in Exercise Physiology or Kinesiology preferred
    • Six months' experience with cardiac, pulmonary, or chronically ill patients in a rehabilitative setting required
    • One year of experience specifically in Cardiac and/or Pulmonary Rehabilitation preferred
    • BLS required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS General Orientation.
    • Current ACLS certification or completed during General Orientation.
    • Certification within one year of relative to Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, i.e. ACSM CEP, AACVPR CCRP, or a certification demonstrating proficiency working with clinical populations (requires leadership approval). Kootenai Health will ensure your success by providing you a robust leadership orientation program, access to Organizational Development, and co-workers who are knowledgeable and invested in your success. Kootenai Health has a lot to offer you, including:
      • A passionate, knowledgeable Heart Services - Cardiac Rehab team.
      • Expanding department with room for future career development and continuous learning opportunities.
      • Magnet Status - Kootenai Health has maintained MagnetTM status since 2006. This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence!
      • Level II Trauma Center- Kootenai Health has achieved a Level II Trauma designation, verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.
      • Mayo Clinic Care Network- Kootenai Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN). As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Kootenai Health staff have access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise.
      • Gallup Great Workplace Award - This award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to build an engaged workplace culture. Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. The organization provides a comprehensive range of medical services. Our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community. We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program, and ongoing educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health. As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
        • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage
        • Access to tuition reimbursement
        • 457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
        • Employee child daycare - within walking distance
        • On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
        • Competitive salaries with a 13% differential for nights and an 9% differential for weekends
        • Robust and incentive-driven Wellness Plans
        • Full-spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
        • And much more! We look forward to getting to know you better! Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Schedule: PRN - (As Needed),Days Associated topics: biomedical, dietary, drug discovery, food, injury, pharmaceutical, pharmacology, pharmacometrics, physiologist, toxicologist

Keywords: Kootenai Health, Coeur d'Alene , Exercise Physiologist, Other , Coeur D Alene, Idaho

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