The incumbent of this position is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation occurs within the department operations as well as fulfilling the responsibilities of a clinician in their profession.
In addition to the duties of a clinician, this role is broad in scope and requires the ability to work independently and apply a high degree of judgment. This person will be responsible for all duties related to this department as well as initiating and maintaining a successful telehealth rehab program. We are seeking someone who has initiative, who works well with others, and can self-direct.
What You Will Do:
Teaches patients and family anatomy and physiology of heart attacks, lung diseases, medication, social habits, exercise philosophy, diet and formulation of short- and long-term goals.
Directs individual patients in graded physical exercise programs according to tolerance level. Assists with inpatient and outpatient exercise groups if needed.
Presents in-service programs to other departments and community organizations to familiarize others regarding the prevention of heart disease and rehabilitation of heart patients.
Plays lead role in formal and informal performance improvement activities within department.
Initiate and maintain a telehealth rehab program.
Compiles monthly reports and statistics, bills services correctly. Other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications for the Job:
Education: Certification by the American College of Sports Medicine RCEP or CEP. License(s): Current Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) or Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) credentialed by the American College of Sports Medicine. Certification(s): Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association. Experience(s): Two (2) years direct patient care experience in a cardiology (clinical or acute care facility) setting.
To ensure our hospital provides the safest environment for our patients and staff, all newly hired employees must provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. If you are interested in becoming vaccinated, are partially vaccinated, or would like to request an exemption for religious or medical reasons, please contact the Human Resources Office for more information.
All new employees are required to produce negative drug screen prior to start of employment.
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Originally known as St. Ann's Hospital, the hospital opened in 1886 and was operated by the Sisters of St. Ann until the 1960s. In 1965, the hospital's operations were turned over to the City and Borough of Juneau, and a new facility was built at the hospital's present location on Hospital Drive.
Bartlett Regional Hospital is licensed for a total of 57 inpatient beds and 16 residential substance-abuse treatment facility beds in the Rainforest Recovery Center. The hospital serves a 15,000-square-mile region in the northern part of Southeast Alaska. Approximately 55,000 people reside in our service area, with most communities inaccessible by road.
The Joint Commission accredits Bartlett Regional Hospital and all of its services. The hospital hosts a laboratory, which is certified by the College of American Pathologists. Mammography services are certified by the American College of Radiology. Bartlett Regional Ho...spital is a certified Medicare and Medicaid provider.
Juneau is the capital of Alaska and is the third largest city, with a population of approximately 32,000.