The Cardiac Specialist works primarily in outpatient/inpatient Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Rehab. The Cardiac Rehab Specialist will be responsible for prescribing exercise, cardiovascular risk factor modification education, and following AACVPR guidelines for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab. The Cardiac Rehab Specialist will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills. The Cardiac Rehab Specialist will be proficient in the assessment of patients and providing appropriate care and education.
Certification/Licensure: BLS required. ACLS, ACSM, CCRP preferred at hire
Education: MS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology related field or BS in Kinesology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology related field with 2-3 years experience in Cardiac Rehab.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.