Exercise Physiologist Cardio AdventHealth Orlando PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/15/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Patient Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description



Exercise Physiologist – Cardio - PRN - AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando 

  •  Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
Work Hours/Shift:
  • PRN - Varible shifts and Days
You Will Be Responsible For:    
  • Functions efficiently and appropriately in assigned work area to ensure smooth operation of the unit and quality care. Supports and participates in marketing the outpatient Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation program, as applicable.
  • Coordinates exercise program including referral proceedings, orientations, scheduling, program planning and exercise supervision to achieve the goals of the department, physician and patient that is individualized to the patient. Provides education, psychological support and role model to patients and families to assist them in coping with the effects of illness and returning to active, healthy lifestyle. 
  • Maintains a safe environment for the patients. Accurate assessments (B/P, heart rate, SpO2 for cardiopulmonary units, and general condition) at rest and of participant’s response to exercise with appropriate response to any untoward responses.
  • Receives and gives report clearly to communicate patient care information, using method of the care area e.g. written and or verbal. Keeps patient’s physician, RRT and/or RN (as applicable) informed of progress and problems.
  • Appropriately and legibly documents all communication with physician or other professionals involved with the patient’s therapy, e.g. dietician, counselor.  Maintains a professional relationship with all participants. 
What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Basic Electrocardiogram (EKG) skills
  • Experience and/or internship in a cardiac rehab or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation setting (appropriate to unit of hire) (Preferred)  
  • Experience in leading group exercise classes (Preferred)  
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) (Preferred)  
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) (Preferred)  
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional Certification (CCRP) (Preferred)  
Job Summary:
Responsible for working with RRT or RN, as applicable, to provide instruction and supervision for patients regarding their exercise program. Designs variety and provides individualized routines to reflect patient’s potential while considering physical limitations is an expectation. Staff offers support and guidance for risk factor modification and exercise therapy to the patient involved in the rehabilitative phases of their disease, consistent with the goals, policies and procedures of AdventHealth. 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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