Exercise Specialist , Healthworks-Cardiac Rehab( full-time /30 hrs )
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
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promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
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The Exercise Specialist provides exercise programming, prescription, and exercise therapy for the cardiac rehab program and assists as needed in the provision of other department functions for individuals with medical conditions requiring participation in a clinical setting. The Exercise Specialist applies clinical expertise and advanced knowledge in exercise science to the development of evaluation tools for the clinical practices of the department and its programs. Duties include review of patient's medical history, determination of appropriate testing protocols, and explanation of test to the patient.
3 Years Clinical - Cardiac Rehabilitation Or Fitness or Other Clinical Exercise Required
Bachelor's Degree Exercise Science Or Bachelor's Degree Physical Education Or Master's Degree Exercise Science Or Master's Degree Physical Education Required
Certified Exercise Specialist Or ACSM Program Director Required
: No Weekends
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