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Clinical Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac Rehab

Job ID: 87053
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA is seeking a Clinical Exercise Physiologist with our Cardiac Rehab department for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Day position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $30.22 – $45.32. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

**Relocation assistance may be included**

Job Summary

Responsible for providing direct patient care to individuals participating in inpatient or outpatient cardiac, pulmonary and vascular rehabilitation programs. May also work in exercise stress testing laboratory or in other clinical settings where exercise training has been shown to be of therapeutic benefit. Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members to develop, implement, and monitor the patient's therapy program.

Details of position:

  • Conducts individualized initial patient interview and assessment, collects patient medical history and develops individualized treatment plan for comprehensive cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation program.
  • Case manages entire cardiac rehabilitation program for individual patients. Implements, modifies and supervises therapeutic program for patients and family members. Assesses and re-assesses patient throughout the program to modify plan of care. Maintains appropriate clinical records and consistently documents data in the appropriate area.
  • Develops safe and appropriate exercise prescriptions for diverse patient population with multiple co-morbidities. Collaborates with other health care team members regarding continuity of care, but capable of working independently and making high level clinical decisions on complex and high-risk patients with chronic disease.
  • Provides patient counseling on test results and procedures, and instructs patients on home exercise programs, risk factors and other behavior modification.
  • Develops and implements educational programs for patients and families.
  • Assists Manager and Wellness Services Coordinator with developing and implementing wellness programs, services and special events (e.g. health fairs, community activities, employee and community wellness programs, etc.).

What you bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required: Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or related field. 
  • Master's Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year Preferred: Experience in related field 
  • Minimum of 2 years Preferred: Previous experience in cardiovascular rehabilitation services 
  • Required: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs
  • Required: Current license/registration/certification as required by State to practice 
  • Required: Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification 
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support through American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Required within 1 Year: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Must have knowledge in cardiac rehabilitation phase I, II and III. (Required)
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge in exercise physiology, cardiovascular pathophysiology and cardiovascular disease testing and treatments. (Required)
  • Strong skillset in ECG/arrhythmia recognition. (Required)

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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