Exercise Physiologist, Cardiology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities: 
 
The Exercise Physiologist establishes and coordinates, with assistance from the clinical administrator, the program and activities in order to develop and implement an activity program for patients that is consistent with their physical abilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Design and implementation of patient specific therapeutic exercise programs, both individual and group programs
  • Treat and educate medically complex patients on disease management, symptom management and appropriate behavioral modifications
  • Perform follow-up on all patient therapeutic interventions
  • Document and provide feedback on patient progress
  • Work closely with physicians and other healthcare professionals directly involved in patient care
  • Prepare and maintain required reports and statistics
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Requirements: 
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, required. Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, optional
  • Minimum of two (2) years related work experience in exercise physiology required
  • Proficiency in ECG monitoring and interpretation
  • Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES) from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) from American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), this certification obtained or planning to sit for exam
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, required
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Experience Phase II and exercise testing, required
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 
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