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Responsible for coordinating exercise schedules, planning and supervising exercise sessions for cardiac rehabilitation patients at an assigned location; assesses patient's medical history and performs diagnostic tests to develop an individual care plan for each patient; leads individual and group exercises, education, counseling and related patient cardiac rehabilitation support activities; acts as a resource through the collegial sharing of information and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in the planning, coordination and evaluation of patient exercise services.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Medicine or Physiology. Two (2) years' recent related clinical experience in a cardiac rehabilitation environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Certification with American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) - Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CCEP), current CPR Level "C" certification or equivalent and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
Eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Skills and Abilities