Exercise Physiologist - Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Req #: 68606
Corvallis, OR
Per Diem - Day
GSR Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab
Remote Status: No
Salary Range: $20.11 - $29.53
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    • Participates as a team member to provide comprehensive rehabilitative care to participants who suffer from cardiovascular & pulmonary disease. Responsible for the individual exercise prescriptions and safe effective therapy during exercise classes. Assesses physiologic responses to exercise and intervenes in emergencies. Provides health teaching and promotion.
    • The Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab teams at Samaritan Health Services design programs to help people who have been diagnosed with heart issues, asthma, COPD (chronic bronchitis, emphysema), bronchiectasis, fibrotic or interstitial diseases of the lung. Staff creates safe and structured exercise programs and provides education on disease management and self-care.
    • BS degree in Exercise Physiology required.
    • ACLS required within six (6) months of hire.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP) preferred.
    • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.
    • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Conflict resolution - Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      (11 - 33% of the time)

      (34 - 66% of the time)

      (67 – 100% of the time)


      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      KNEEL (on knees)

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)



      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Upward



      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward


      GRASP Hand/Fist

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PINCH Fingers

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      None specified


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