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Allina Health System Cardiac Rehabilitation Therapist - S in Shakopee, Minnesota

Date Posted: November 12, 2021 Department: 46005050 Cardiac Rehabilitation Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 0 Union Contract: MNA-11-St Francis Clinical Professionals Weekend Rotation: None Job Summary: Implement programs to modify cardiovascular risk factors through exercise training, multidisciplinary education and counseling for individuals with known cardiac disease and for their families. Assist cardiac individuals in attaining an optimal level of physical, psychosocial and vocational functioning. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Assess physical condition of patient and evaluate patient for graded exercise. Contact patients in a timely manner after receiving referrals. Educate patient on what services are available to them. Document heart/lung sounds, musculoskeletal problems or concerns and status of incision site. Review medical history to assess problems with beginning physical activity. Design and implement individualized exercise or activity plans for each assigned patient. Identify learning needs of each patient. Report progress on the patient care plan. Instruct the patient and family on appropriate home exercises/activities. Monitor progress during exercise sessions. Analyze and interpret clinical signs and symptoms along with exercise EKG strips during the sessions. Adjusting the exercise plan accordingly Follows correct procedures in an emergency situation. Patient Education Assess patient's family's knowledge concerning cardiovascular risk factors. Develops and implements, in collaboration with clients and individual, realistic education plan. Conducts classes on heart disease and risk factor modification. Develops and utilizes cardiac rehab educational materials. Consult/collaborate with physicians and other health professionals regarding patient care, cardiac rehab education and program development. Communicates with patient's physician and/or other health care professional as needs dictate. Participates in meetings with medical director for patient care and quality improvement initiatives. Maintains department statistics and reports.* Develop ongoing programs to deliver cardiac rehabilitation services. Consult/collaborate with physicians and other health professionals regarding patient care, cardiac rehab education and program development. Communicates with patient's physician and/or other health care professional as needs dictate. Participates in meetings with medical director for patient care and quality improvement initiatives. Maintains department statistics and reports.* Develop ongoing programs to deliver cardiac rehabilitation services. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Bachelor's degree Exercise Physiology, Nursing or Occupational Therapy required Master's degree Exercise Physiology, Nursing or Occupation Therapy preferred Less than 2 Years in cardiac rehab required Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy required if occupational therapist upon hire or Licensed Registered Nurse - MN Board of Nursing required if registered nurse upon hire and CPR - Multisource required upon hire and ACLS/BLS Tier 2-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Multisource required upon hire ACSM Exercise Specialist - Kronos Skill preferred Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role i

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