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  • Cardiac Fitness Therapist

    Job ID
    2018-45276
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Hours / Pay Period
    10
    Facility
    Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    GLENDALE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    6:45am - 5:15pm
    Work Schedule
    10 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.

    Responsibilities

    About this opporunity:

    Provides the professional care necessary to achieve the goals of the Cardiac Fitness center program; the achievement and maintenance of optimal physical and psychological functions in patients with post acute coronary heart disease.

    Serves as a role model of cardiac fitness by integrating the role components of clinician, teacher and consultant.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    Qualifications:

    • Exercise Physiologist, must have a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology and training in cardiopulmonary from an accredited University.
    • One year's internship or work experience in cardiac rehabilitation preferred.
    • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from American Heart.
    • Proficient in basic arrhythmia recognition. Completed a basic arrhythmia course.
    • Must have knowledge and experience of the following: Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology.
    • Pathophysiology of coronary artery disease.
    • Patient education methods

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