Exercise Physiologist - RUHS Cardiopulmonary Rehab & Wellness

County of Riverside    Moreno Valley, CA
Job Description
$23 - $35 an hourRiverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. To find out more, please visit http://www.countyofriverside.us. The Riverside University Health System (RUHS) Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Wellness department is looking for an Exercise Physiologist. Riverside University Health System (RUHS) is an integrated health system delivering exceptional care to residents of Riverside County, through a network of skilled healthcare professionals. RUHS is a teaching organization that provides training for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, and is affiliated with Loma Linda University, University of California System and Western University of Health Sciences. RUHS employs about 6,000 team members. The RUHS-Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and provides high quality adult and pediatric acute care, emergency and trauma medical care, and specialized health services that include the Stroke Center and chronic disease management. The RUHS is committed to the health and well-being of all communities in Riverside County. Assess exercise program needs and assist in developing goals and objectives, program design/ redesign and implementation strategies; evaluate patient health and wellness program requirements to motivate and enable lifestyle change, prevent disease, promote health, and decrease known risk factors associated with poor health. Prepare health reports; write and design articles, visual aids, pamphlets, and web-based materials; interpret the role and services of the exercise program to patients and other internal/external agencies, as appropriate. Monitor cardio pulmonary patients using standard wireless tele-monitoring equipment. Develop exercise program curriculums based on appropriate assessment and analysis of patient health and wellness issues. Administer and evaluate fitness tests and/or biometric assessment tests; analyze results and risk factors, and develop appropriate educational/training needs and personalized health and wellness plans. Evaluate social and personal stress factors that affect individual well-being as a basis for health counseling in patient exercise programs. Conduct assessments of physical fitness which includes measuring strength, blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in exercise science, physiology, kinesiology, or a related field to the assignment with a specialization in exercise physiology. (A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in exercise physiology is preferred.) Experience: One year as an exercise physiologist working in a cardiac rehabilitation facility with cardiac and/or pulmonary patients, designing custom exercise programs and assessing progress for patients with varied medical history, including cardiac and pulmonary health conditions. Knowledge of: Health and physical fitness education principles, methods, and techniques including the preparation of educational materials and the means of disseminating educational information to patients; cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, ECG, exercise prescription, and proper progression; techniques of collecting and compiling data pertinent to exercise program planning, design, evaluation, and HIPAA guidelines; common health problems of employee population groups, (e.g., law enforcement), their causes and prevention; group dynamics and human behavior. Ability to: Analyze pertinent data for program effectiveness; prepare and edit effective program related communications; develop customized and progressive exercise regiments; monitor patients via telemetry; assess vital signs (e.g., heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation), in addition to measuring strength and using standard tools to measure exertion and exercise tolerance; work and deal effectively with program participants, department staff, management level employees, and other relevant stakeholders; speak effectively before public and professional groups; plan, implement, and evaluate exercise programs. Required Skills: Possession of valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificates issued by the American Heart Association. For specific questions regarding this position, contact the recruiter listed. Benefits and detailed job description information is available for all Riverside County classifications on the job descriptions page at http://rc-hr.com/Careers/JobDescriptions.aspx. Information regarding employment requirements, including pre-employment drug/alcohol test, background check, physical exam, initial probationary period is available at www.rc-hr.com. Procedures for reasonable accommodation, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), may be found at http://dao.rc-hr.com. "Applications must be submitted through the Riverside County Job Gateway System. "Current County Employees must use their Employee Self-Service Account to apply. "All other applicants must apply using https://jobs.co.riverside.ca.us The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor. If you are a veteran, a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, or a surviving spouse of a veteran who died of service-connected causes, submit a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at recruiting@rivco.org. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. All documentation referenced above should be submitted to recruiting@rivco.org before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22), and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) for some public safety positions even if you have submitted one in the past to the County of Riverside. The preliminary closing date for this posting is Tuesday, March 19th at 11:59 pm (PST) however postings may close at any time. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Applications must be submitted through Job Gateway at http://www.rc-hr.com/Careers/JobGateway.aspx Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your Job Gateway account. BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. If you have questions regarding this posting, please contact Elsa Williamson via email at elsawilliamson@rivco.org or telephone at 951-486-4383.

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:58:02 GMT

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