DeKalb Health

Nurse/ RT/ Exercise Physiologist

DeKalb Health is a dynamic organization comprised of over 600 talented and dedicated team members.  Our entire culture is rooted in the patient experience and team member well-being.  As an organization, we have an innate understanding that our ability to provide excellent patient care begins with happy and engaged team members, and we proudly strive to create a work environment that is challenging and rewarding.  With each open position at DeKalb Health, we are presented with an opportunity to add a new member to our growing family, however it is imperative to our success to ensure our new team members possess a positive attitude, an adaptability to change, and the skills/experience necessary to provide our patients and guests with an unmatched experience while they are in our care.  If you are interested in joining a team that appreciates you and recognizes your strengths, please consider applying today.  We look forward to meeting you!

General Information
Location  1316 EAST 7TH ST
AUBURN, IN 46706
United States
Employee Type  Part Time
Job Category  Hospital All Other
Description

(Will consider Exercise Physiologists, Respiratory Therapists, Nurse, RMA's & Athletic Trainers)

 

Education and License Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology or related field

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the exercise component of patient’s therapy in Cardiopulmonary Rehab Services.
  2. Assess and evaluate effects of exercise on patient care.
  3. Plan and implement exercise guidelines for each patient.
  4. Educate patients emphasizing cardiac risk modifications and benefit of physical activity in regards to lung function and other body systems.
  5. Maintain an accurate chart record for each patient.
  6. Continue education annually through in-service and seminar attendance to upgrade professional skills pertinent to Cardiopulmonary Rehab
  7. Contribute to a positive unit environment.
  8. The employee agrees to comply with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct relating to the position and has a duty to report any suspected violations of the law of standards of conduct to his or her immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer or the Chief Executive Officer
  9. Coordinate/supervise employee exercise program.

10. May work with pediatric, adult or geriatric patients.

 

Specifications

  1. Current CPR and ACLS certifications. 
  2. Preferred experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

 

Reporting Relationships

  1. Reports to the Supervisor, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Services

 

Working Conditions

  1. Works in clean, well-ventilated, well-lighted and heated building.
  2. Works with cardiac and pulmonary patients and Adult/Pediatric weight management patients which may produce a high-level of stress and/or mental fatigue.
  3. Work may require occasional exposure to communicable disease.

 

Essential Functions

  1.  Active duty, heavy lifting required, lifting up to 100 lbs. shared weight.  Greater lifting may be required in emergency situations.
  2. Able to demonstrate exercise equipment and perform cardiopulmonary rehab exercises.
  3. Physical demands include: walking, standing, and sitting up to 100% of the time.
Requirements