Location: Wilimington, MA
Job ID: 156286-1A
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2019
Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status - the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence. We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.
About the Job
About the Job
The Exercise Physiologist provides clinical supervision and instruction to medically complex cardiac and pulmonary patients in an outpatient rehab setting.
The clinician will collaborate with other disciplines to assist with developing individual exercise plans, provide health education, and emotional support to patients.
This role will have an impact on patient satisfaction by providing the patient with a program that can increase their exertion level, and facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
** This is a per diem position **
-Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology required
-Exercise stress testing experience desired
-Will consider new graduates of a Bachelor’s Degree Program
Other Required Skills/Knowledge:
-Excellent communication and customer service skills
-Ability to collaborate with other disciplines
-Basic Computer Skills
-Ability to obtain and understand blood pressure readings
-For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
-Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required within 1 year of hire
-Basic Life Support Certification required within 90 days of hire
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.