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EXERCISE SPECIALIST II - Cardiopulmonary Rehab

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Jacksonville, FL
Date:
08/30/2018
2018-08-302018-09-30
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Engineering
  • Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • Telemetry
  • Operating Room/PACU
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  • Emergency Services
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Job Details

City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
Cardiovascular Medicine
Position description
The Cardiopulmonary exercise specialist collaborates with medical and allied health staff in activities,that support the department mission and goals. They also will provide leadership based on the vision,philosophy and core values of Mayo Foundation.

Responsibilities include:

* Program facilitation

* Coordination of quality monitoring and improvement

* Assessment and development of new programs

* Must provide direction and guidance to the work unit personnel

* Provides analysis of the work process to improve outcomes and services

* Demonstrates understanding of regulatory standards and reporting

requirements

* Participates in orienting new employees, interns and visiting employees

* Presents educational sessions to patients regarding health and disease

management

* Supervises rehab sessions, monitors oxygen saturation and telemetry during

exercise

* Delivers and titrates oxygen to patients in accordance with departmental

policy and /or physician orders

* Maintains current knowledge of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation

reimbursement issues

* Plans and implements an exercise prescription based on individual patient

needs

* Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team in delivering and

individualized treatment plan

* Maintains a safe exercise environment

* Performs various diagnostic/evaluative tests

* Functions as an integral part of an emergency response team within the

cardiopulmonary rehab unit.

* Responsible for fitness evaluation product

* Responsible for development and maintenance of exercise science internship

program

* Represents exercise science profession in departmental research projects



Qualifications
EDUCATION:

1. MS degree in health /exercise science, exercise physiology, physical therapy, cardiovascular rehabilitation or equivalent.

2. Basic arrhythmia interpretation skills.

3. BLS certified.

4. ACLS certification preferred.

5. ACSM exercise specialist certification preferred.



EXPERIENCE:

1. Minimum of 5-7 years experience in exercise science field. 2 years experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation preferred.

2. Prefer heart/lung transplant /thoracic surgery experience
Additional qualifications
This position requires a person with excellent organizational skills in addition to leadership abilities, which emphasize team building and facilitation in the achievement of goals. Functions independently according to established guidelines. Demonstrates good judgment, decision making and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills required. Willing to preceptor new employees and interns.









MEETS MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Adheres to Mayo Clinic and departmental policies and procedures.

2. Adheres to Mayo Clinic Business Professional Dress Code.

3. Follows safe work practice.



JOB KNOWLEDGE:

1. Must have knowledge of cardiopulmonary disease management.

2. Must have knowledge of patient education process.

3. Must have knowledge of basic arrhythmia interpretation.

4. Must have knowledge of fitness evaluation process



ADDL. CONSIDERATIONS:

1. Must be able to lead patients through exercise sessions.

2. Must be able to assist patients on to stretcher and push wheelchairs up to 300lbs.

3. Must be flexible with work hours to meet program needs.

Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday - Friday, 8 hour shifts
Weekend schedule
na
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Nursing
Job posting number
103682BR
Recruiter
Laura Rasmussen
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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