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Clinical Exercise Physiologist - Per Diem - Pulmonary Rehab

Los Angeles, California

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Requisition # HRC0827342B

Are you ready to bring your clinical competencies to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you!

We are seeking a knowledgeable and conscientious Clinical Exercise Physiologist for this independent role in our Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center. Our innovative and experienced team of specialists offers a full range of studies to diagnose multiple conditions affecting the lungs.

The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center helps patients manage their lung disease in every stage, considering, among other aspects, medication and nutrition. Our experts work with patients on breathing retraining, muscle strength and conditioning. We are looking to supplement our staff with an Exercise Physiologist, who would assist the RN Rehabilitation Coordinator with the following:

  • Implements an appropriate exercise training program for participants
  • Assesses patient before, during and after exercise
  • Exercise patient while monitoring EKG, oxygen saturations, Blood Pressure and Short of Breath and fatigue ratings
  • Recognizes when premature termination is warranted and takes appropriate actions
  • Revises/implements patient training sessions – tailors instructions to individual patient learning needs as indicated

Education:

  • Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology or Exercise Science required

License/Certifications:

  • BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
  • ACLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross preferred or willing to obtain within one year from start date

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in Diagnostic Imaging preferred
  •  Previous experience in dysrhythmia detection and identification, Pulmonary Rehabilitation/Adult Fitness programs and designing exercise prescriptions preferred

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Working Title:Clinical Exercise Physiologist - Per Diem - Pulmonary Rehab
Department:Pulmonary Rehab
Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
Job Category:,Imaging,Imaging
Job Specialty:Diagnostic Imaging
Position Type:Per Diem
Shift Length:8 hour shift
Shift Type:Day

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