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Exercise Specialist - PRN, PRN.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Exercise Specialist - PRN

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City - Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Rehab Job Family
  • PRN

Job Description​

The Opportunity:    

The Exercise Specialist develops, facilitates and leads exercise programs based on individual patient’s health and ability in Cardiac Rehabilitation. The Exercise Specialist collaborates with the nurse and the multidisciplinary team to identify risk factors and parameters for safe exercise within the Cardiac Rehab population. The primary purpose of the Exercise Specialist is to develop a sound fitness program to improve the health of patients with heart disease. 

  

The Work:  

  • Develops and delivers individualized patient-centered treatment plan based on evidence-based practice. Collaborates with Nursing. 

  • Selects appropriate interventions based on the plan of care established on the Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) and develops exercise prescription. 

  • Aides in the periodic reassessment of patient progress and contributes to discharge planning. 

  • Provides exercise leadership, instruction, and exercise prescription. 

  • Reports any changes in patient status or needs to the supervising therapist on a timely basis 

  • Delegates and instructs supportive personnel in services to be provided. 

  • Provides timely documentation per department and/or hospital policy and as required by insurance provider to meet licensing, certification, regulatory, reimbursement requirements, and physician treatment plan. 

  • Uses professional judgment to ensure safety to self, patients, and others at all times. 

  • Performs all other duties as requested by the manager. 

  • Participates and may facilitate quality improvement projects; and serves as a positive change agent. 

  • Participates in quality initiatives. 

   

Why Saint Luke’s? 

We believe in creating a collaborative environment, while looking for innovative ways to improve. We offer competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more. 

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross

Bachelor's Degree

Job Details

PRN

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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