HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Exercise Physiologist - PRN in Austin, Texas

*Position Summary:


The exercise physiologist is responsible for performing day to day implementation and follow-up care for patients in Phase II and III of the cardiac rehabilitation program. This consists of direct caseload responsibilities for 1-20 patients in which the exercise physiologist works independently and/or in conjunction with other cardiac rehabilitation team members under the direction of a registered nurse to provide an individualized program tailored to each patients particular needs. In addition, the exercise physiologist may assist in all other phases of the cardiac rehabilitation services by having rotation assigned duties including teaching/counseling, providing staff inservices, performing health assessments, exercise stress testing, and participate in other special programs delivered bySouthAustinHospital. Position is for outpatient cardiac rehab program.

Education: Required: Minimum education BS in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, or Exercise Science related degree. Completion of an internship in cardiac rehabilitation is required or 1-2 years direct working experience in cardiac rehabilitation or a clinical cardiovascular setting.

Experience: Required: Completion of an internship in cardiac rehabilitation is required or 1-2 years direct working experience in cardiac rehabilitation or a clinical cardiovascular setting.

Credentials: Required: Current basic life support (BCLS) certification required. Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) completion/certification preferred. Applicants should be willing to apply for and attain ACSM Exercise Specialist certification.

Title: Exercise Physiologist - PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-South Austin Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00196-54723