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Cardiac Physiologist Job

Job Number: TMH16246

Job Title: Cardiac Physiologist l Perdiem

Department: Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab - 1102901

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology, with a cardiopulmonary specialization required; or Masters Degree in Physical Therapy, with a cardiopulmonary specialization, or American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) certified cardiopulmonary physical therapist required, or Bachelors-prepared registered nurse with minimum of six months of cardiology experience.

Knowledge of exercise physiology and exercise prescription. American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist certification required; may obtain during first year of employment. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification required; may obtain within six months of appointment.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

Six months of experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation preferred. Experience should include EKG and rhythm strip interpretation


Under general supervision of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager, the Medical Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, evaluates, provides physical assessment and performs all other duties pertaining to an exercise prescription for cardiac patients within the Academic Medical Center. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.