WellStar Health Systems Cardiac Diag Exercise Spec in Marietta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Cardiac Exercise Specialist functions under the direction of the Cardiac Supervisor/Manager providing age appropriate patient care which addresses the biological, emotional, developmental, psychological, and educational needs of the patient/family. Assists in the delivery of patient care. Educates the patients on topics such as risk factors, cardiac procedures, cardiac diet, and cholesterol.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field.

Required Minimum Experience: Experience in cardiac stress testing, (populations including cardiac patients, geriatric, and diabetics). Must possess knowledge of 12-lead EKG’s, coronary artery disease, blood pressure, glucose monitoring, and treatment options. Must have a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart.

Required Minimum Certification: BLS required. ACLS required.

Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge of coronary heart disease, cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, electrocardiography, 12-lead electrocardiograms, and cardiac stress testing. The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude. (See "WellStar's Standards of Gold")

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Cardiology

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Marietta

Shift Days

State Georgia