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Exercise Physiologist

Req #:  110594
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  Therapy
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Established by physicians in 1922, Dreyer Medical Clinic is an affiliate of Advocate Health Care.  With more than 170 physicians representing nearly 30 different medical specialties, Dreyer offers a full range of ancillary services within its facilities and the support of over 60 allied health professionals.  Dreyer has 13 convenient sites located in Aurora, Batavia, Hinckley, North Aurora, Oswego, Yorkville, Plainfield and St. Charles.

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST

ADVOCATE DREYER – Highland Ave.

AURORA, IL

Full-time – 40 hours per week

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

OUR PURPOSE:  We Help People Live Well OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.
  • Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

Position Requirements:
M.S. in Exercise Physiology or ATC.
Knowledge of cardiac monitor detection and intervention.
12 lead ECG interpretation.
Current BLS ACLS.
This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated, i.e., understand normal patterns of adult behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred.
Good communication skills.
Familiarity with cardiac monitors.
Traits: Willingness to keep current in new concepts in stress testing.
Possess an attitude that reflects assertiveness and optimism.
Ability to offer ideas and projects for department performance improvement.
Communicates effectively and works well with other hospital staff and physicians.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To administer safe and effective exercise and medicated stress tests and to provide quality care to the adult patient. Functions in an outpatient facility, between multiple sites.

Accountabilities:
Participation in professional development and contribution to Clinical Excellence.
Administrative Tasks
Assurance of appropriate, safe, and effective stress testing.
Conducting Exercise stress and CPX testing.
Providing safe environment for exercise testing.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago