• Hartford Healthcare
  • $67,270.00 -87,100.00/year*
  • Stafford Springs , CT
  • Healthcare - Physician
  • Part-Time
  • 177 Stafford St

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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summary

Responsible for administering aerobic and other exercise programs with patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders in collaboration and conjunction with RN s and therapists to enhance quality of life, manage health risk, and promote lasting health behavior change. The specialist performs maximal and submaximal graded exercise tests, and develops and administer programs designed to enhance aerobic endurance, cardiovascular function, muscular strength and endurance and, balance.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education:
Bachelor s Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Physical or Occupational Therapy or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.


Experience: N/A


License and Certification: Certification as a clinical exercise specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) BLS certified.


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Education:
Bachelor s Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Physical or Occupational Therapy.


Experience: One (1) year experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.


License and Certification : Certification as a clinical exercise specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). BLS certified.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Thorough knowledge of cardiac exercise programs and exercise science. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians and managers. Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Able to take appropriate actions in response to changes, circumstances and problems. Must be organized, flexible, a team player and able to work efficiently in a noisy environment. Ability to prioritize daily work assignments.


PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Good problem solving and/or decision making skills. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures. Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and interpret information from various sources.

RegularStandard Hours:30Schedule:Part-time (2 - 39 hours)Shift Details:3, 10 hr. shifts/week, M-W-F 545a-415p
Associated topics: cardiology, cardiothoracic, chf, congestive, electrophysiology, failure, hhp, interventional, invasive, non invasive

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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