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Position Information: The Exercise Specialist will apply 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. Will monitor and record heart rate, blood pressure, EKG response, and signs/symptoms associated with exercise. Determine the endpoint of testing and ensure a diagnostic study. Data collection and summary are also required. Also, maintains professional practice standards, clinical competence, and daily operations of the department.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Fitness or Other Clinical Exercise Required - And 1 Year Clinical - Cardiac Rehabilitation Preferred
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree Exercise Science Or Physical Education Required - And Master's Degree Exercise Science Or Physical Education Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.