All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: M/W/F - 6:30a - 7p
The community you’ll be caring for:
• Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital
• AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida
• The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease
The role you’ll contribute:
Responsible for working with RRT or RN, as applicable, to provide instruction and supervision for patients regarding their exercise program. Designs variety and provides individualized routines to reflect patient’s potential while considering physical limitations is an expectation. Staff offers support and guidance for risk factor modification and exercise therapy to the patient involved in the rehabilitative phases of their disease, consistent with the goals, policies and procedures of AdventHealth. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Functions efficiently and appropriately in assigned work area to ensure smooth operation of the unit and quality care. Supports and participates in marketing the outpatient Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, as applicable.
Coordinates exercise program including referral proceedings, orientations, scheduling, program planning and exercise supervision to achieve the goals of the department, physician and patient that is individualized to the patient. Safely adjusts patients exercise routine to facilitate meeting patient goals. Provides education, psychological support and role model to patients and families to assist them in coping with the effects of illness and returning to active, healthy lifestyle.
Maintains a safe environment for the patients. Accurate assessments (B/P, heart rate, SpO2 for cardiopulmonary units, and general condition) at rest and of participant’s response to exercise with appropriate response to any untoward responses. Consults with RN regarding participant’s medication or other clinical measures that they may not be proficient interpreting and provide appropriate response. Competently interprets Electrocardiogram (ECG) basic rhythm strips and vital sign measurements, etc. and responds appropriately.
Receives and gives report clearly to communicate patient care information, using method of the care area e.g. written and or verbal. Keeps patient’s physician, RRT and/or RN (as applicable) informed of progress and problems. Appropriately and legibly documents all communication with physician or other professionals involved with the patient’s therapy, e.g. dietician, counselor. Maintains a professional relationship with all participants. Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administration and medical staff information with no infractions. Keeps supervisor or manager informed and seeks assistance and direction from appropriate individuals when confronted with unfamiliar situations to ensure deliverance of safe and effective patient care.
Participates in completing and documenting daily safety checks (equipment checks and patient education of safe use of equipment). Proactively participates in process of performance improvement team and changes care as a result of performance improvement activities. Accurately documents and monitors activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
Utilizes available education materials, programs, literature and resource personnel for career development. Accepts responsibility for knowing current changes in policy, protocols and procedures through the hospital communication systems. Accepts assignments within or away from the department activity or unit with a positive and cooperative attitude. Participates in the orientation of new personnel or interns.
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Experience and/or internship in a cardiac rehab or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation setting
(Appropriate to unit of hire)
Experience in leading group exercise classes
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) or
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional Certification (CCRP)
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.