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Providence Health & Services Float Exercise Specialist 2 - Cardiac Rehab in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Exercise Specialist 2 - Cardiac Rehabilitation (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Exercise Specialist 2 - Cardiac Rehabilitation that will deliver quality care for cardiac rehabilitation phase 2 and phase 3 clients. Supports the Heart and Vascular Institute primary and secondary prevention programs, educational classes, community presentations and other existing health education services. Some roles may travel to multiple sites on a regular basis; may at times work at more than one site per day. Shifts may be either on a prescheduled basis or floating with day-of notice.

Float Position - Some roles may travel to multiple sites on a regular basis; may at times work at more than one site per day. Shifts may be either on a prescheduled basis or floating with day-of notice. Providence locations you may work at are: Portland, St Vincent's, Newberg or Willamette Falls.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate positive interactions with public, clients and staff in dealing with a variety of duties in various locations

  • Develop exercise plans for phase 2 and phase 3 cardiac rehabilitation clients in collaboration with other cardiac rehabilitation staff and medical director

  • Provide meaningful and timely feedback to management staff on program activities

  • Actively plan, coordinate, develop and evaluates those projects that are assigned to this position

  • Maintain delivery of quality care for all aspects of the cardiac rehabilitation programs, in coordination with the cardiac rehabilitation staff and medical director

  • Serve as resource for the Heart and Vascular Institute in regard to other outpatient educational services or community education

  • Demonstrate skills in conducting educational presentations


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise science -OR- related field

  • Current American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (AHA - BLS) -AND- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • Three (3) years of experience in outpatient cardiac rehab services

  • Proficiency in Basic ECG Monitoring

  • Reliable transportation

  • Able to problem solve and deal with a variety of variables in situations where flexibility and creative solutions

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 318633