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Bozeman Health Exercise Physiologist (Casual Call) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

The Exercise Physiologist works with patients challenged with cardiovascular, pulmonary and metabolic diseases and disorders as well as with apparently healthy populations to enhance quality of life, manage health risk and promote lasting health behavior change. The Exercise Physiologist develops and administers programs designed to enhance aerobic endurance, cardiovascular function, muscular strength and endurance, balance and range of motion. The Exercise Physiologist educates their patients about testing, exercise program components, clinical and lifestyle self-care for control of chronic disease and health conditions and clinical risk reduction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related field

  • American Heart Association BLS

  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist required within 4 months of hire

  • American Heart Association ACLS required within 4 months of hire

  • 500 hours of practical experience in a clinical exercise program

  • Preferred: Masters of Science in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related field

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides direct patient exercise session monitoring, risk reduction education and progressive exercise prescription for patients with a wide range of clinical health conditions.

  • Actively participates in the case management of patients by communicating and facilitating interactions with physicians, staff and other departments, providing thorough documentation per regulatory requirements.

  • Completes all clerical procedures related to integrating documentation for patient care and patient education.

  • Completes other duties as assigned to the department supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making

  • Ability to work varied shifts

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality

  • Computer applications, MS Office, EMR, internet applications and standard office equipment

  • Self-directed, completes assignments accurately, thoroughly and with minimal oversight

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal and teamwork skills

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

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