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Exercise Specialist - Implantable Cardiac Monitor Clinic - Remote/On-Site - Part Time - Days

Company: Spectrum Health Medical Group
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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Job Description

Job Summary

Provides direct and in-direct care to patients with Implanted Cardiac Monitors (loop recorders), in accordance with department process. Responsible for testing, retrieval, and analysis of device information.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses, evaluates and triages the patient's current symptoms, questions, complaints and responses to treatments in person, and via the telephone based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Test device function and reprograms based on organizational policy and procedures. Maintains knowledge of all devices, each manufacturer's programmer, remote websites, new technology, and current trends in cardiology.
  • Organizes, interprets and documents data, and accurately communicates with physician's nurses, other staff and patients.
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills to develop plan of care, including frequency of follow up, based on device data, patient condition, and EP Physician guidance. Initiates appropriate crisis interventions and emergency response based on patient symptoms and analysis of device information.
  • Educates patients and families about health status, device function and restrictions and other considerations associated with internal devices.
  • Facilitate, coordinate and participate in the development of clinical policies, procedures, and forms.
  • Documents all patient care interactions in the EMR to ensure accurate and complete medical records and to facilitate appropriate reimbursement for services rendered.
  • May travel to other office sites or clinics to provide assistance as needed.
  • Assists with new employee orientation within department.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services
  • Participates in projects and on committees/task forces as member, consultant and/or chair.


    • Required Bachelor's Degree Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health Science or related field
    • Skills, knowledge, abilities typically gained through less than 2 years of relevant experience in the following areas: conducting graded exercise testing, knowledge of cardiovascular physiology, risk factor identification/modification; basic electrocardiogram (EKG) knowledge or completion of an internship in Cardiac Rehab. Required

      • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association - 90 Days
      • CRT-Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Certified (CEP) - ACSM American College of Sports Medicine - 180 Days
      • Ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in a Cardiac area, will be someone who is driven, accountable, and engaged to make the position the best in can absolutely be, in service of Patients and the Team, someone who is adept to doing a lot of computer work and/or virtual work as may be necessary, and someone who works well independently and with the entire team which is a small team
      • This position will involve 3, 8-Hr. Shifts with either a 7:30 or 8:30 AM start time; No Weekends, No Holidays, and it will be approximately 50% Remote and 50% On Site, for Holland, but based out of GR

        Primary Location
        SITE - SH Heart & Vascular Center - 2900 Bradford - Grand Rapids
        Department Name
        Cardiovascular Medicine - Grand Rapids
        Employment Type
        Part time
        Day (United States of America)
        Weekly Scheduled Hours
        Hours of Work
        8 hours a day, starting at 7:30 or 8:30 a.m.
        Days Worked
        3 days a week, Tue, Wed, Thu, but needs to be open to pick up and flex
        Weekend Frequency

        Spectrum Health requires all team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations subject to certain exclusions based on the team member's job category. Spectrum Health is committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

        Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

        Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected

        category. See more here.

Keywords: Spectrum Health Medical Group, Grand Rapids , Exercise Specialist - Implantable Cardiac Monitor Clinic - Remote/On-Site - Part Time - Days, Healthcare , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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