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Position Summary: The Exercise Physiologist I is responsible for leading and monitoring ECG monitored and unmonitored, supervised exercise sessions and providing exercise education to outpatients; for participating in marketing, scheduling, and quality management of the Phase II Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Supervised Exercise Therapy Programs; and for participating in the development and strategic plans for MultiCare Health System's Pulse Heart Institute. Work situations are a variety of routine and non-routine functions. Independent decisions are required within daily work routine. This position has extensive contact with patients and family members providing instruction and information. Other contacts include physicians, nursing staff, respiratory staff, nursing management, administration.
Minimum Requirements: Three to six months experience in leading exercise classes and/or or complete a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation internship Basic knowledge and experience in exercise prescription, program planning, supervision, and counseling of people with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelors Degree in exercise physiology, kinesiology, exercise science or related field CPR certification Completion ACLS to be completed within 3 months of hire
Position Type: On-Call/Per-Diem Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable Days
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
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