Boulder Community Hospital Exercise Physiologist - Boulder Heart in Boulder, Colorado
Full Time, Days.
Starting rate of $20.42 per hour, additional consideration based on years of experience. A differential is provided for flexibility associated with scheduling.
Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.
Provides direct patient care in the Boulder Heart and Cardiopulmonary departments under the direction of the Cardiac Services Director. Assumes responsibility and accountability for performing all phases of cardiac testing and delegated patient care duties for inpatients and outpatients with Cardiology provider supervision.
Education or Formal Training
Bachelor's degree in a health science related field.
Completion of a formalized nursing, allied health program, or one year of practical experience preferred
Training and experience with cardiac invasive, non-invasive, stress testing, holter monitoring, EKG, and direct patient care preferred.
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
BLS certification required within 90 days.
ACLS certification required within 90 days
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Demonstrates knowledge of all phases of non-invasive cardiovascular testing in Doppler, exercise stress testing, nuclear stress testing, EKG, therapeutic inpatient and outpatient monitoring,
Demonstrates knowledge of basic EKG interpretation.
Demonstrates knowledge of the various types of equipment used for cardiac diagnostics and patient care with the ability to troubleshoot associated technical problems.
Demonstrates the ability to provide patient safety.
Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology.
Demonstrates computer skills.
Ability to work well with all customers: coworkers, hospital staff, physicians, patients, family members, provider office personnel, and sales representatives.
One year experience with non-invasive cardiac testing in an inpatient or clinic setting preferred.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED
Materials and equipment including and not limited to: 12 lead EKG, monitors (holter and event monitoring,), pulse oximeters, IV supplies, stress test protocols, software and treadmills, vascular and physiological monitors, patient prep supplies, wheelchairs, computers, software applications, telephone, beepers, copy machine, fax machine, patient records.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Physical working environment may include but not be limited to any of the following hazards; chemical, electrical, mechanical, bio-waste, explosive, radiation, stress, back strain, body fluids.
Environmental conditions may include by not be limited to variations in temperature, noise, odors, multi-stimuli.
Ability to perform duties while frequently standing and walking for long periods of time.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push up to 150 pounds of testing equipment to other locations within the hospital.
Ability to use the following senses to complete essential duties: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.
About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace