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Position Summary: This position is responsible for leading and monitoring ECG monitored exercise sessions and providing exercise education to outpatients; for participating in marketing, scheduling, and quality management of the Phase II/Maintenance Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs; and for participating in the development and strategic plans for MultiCare Health System's Cardiac Services. This position works under limited supervision. Work situations are a variety of routine and non-routine functions. Independent decisions are required within daily work routine. This position has extensive contact with patients and family members providing instruction and information. Other contacts include physicians, nursing staff, and nursing management.
Minimum Requirements: Six months experience in leading exercise classes or complete a cardiac or pulmonary rehab internship Experienced in exercise program planning, supervision, and counseling with cardiovascular and pulmonary (as needed) rehabilitation patients.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelors Degree in rehabilitative exercise physiology or related field CPR certification Certified in ACLS Completion of basic EKG class and/or CBL dysrrhythmia identification test. Competency is evidenced by passing of dysrrhytmia identification test. Certification from American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or CCRP Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional (CCRP) preferred.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.