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Physiologist-Exercise I - JS Cardiac Rehab MBMC

Job ID: 16777
Job Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS


Assist in the implementation of all outpatient cardiac rehab programs and operations. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Basic knowledge of exercise physiology, nutrition, risk-factor and behavior modification strategies, counseling techniques, and uses of educational programs and technologies as applied to cardiovascular rehabilitative services. 20 %
  • Assist in implementing daily operations of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. Implement programs and activities of cardiac rehab as assigned by the cardiovascular nurse. 20 %
  • Plans and educates participants regarding home program and assists with interdepartmental programs and other community service events and activities. 20 %
  • Maintain responsibility for attendance, punctuality and professionalism to ensure that outpatient cardiac rehab is operated in an efficient manner. Take responsibility for personal education and professional development. Monitors participants and reports any inappropriate responses to exercise. Terminates exercise as needed. 10 %
  • Performs exercises with participants. Demonstrates correct body position and proper use of equipment to prevent injury and adhere to exercise prescription. 10 %
  • Initially assesses participant relevant to exercise physiology to develop a plan of care with other team members. Prepares and adjusts individual exercise prescription in accordance with GXT and physician recommendations on a regular basis. 10 %
  • Assists with emergency care according to standing orders. 10 %

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Master's Degree Exercise Physiology Preferred.

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree Exercise Physiology Required.


Minimum: Healthcare/Medical-Cardiac Services Required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification Preferred.

Minimum: License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Basic Life Support (CPR) Certification within 14 Days of Employment Required.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 11505 - Physiologist-Exercise I
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Cardiac Rehab MBMC
Category: Rehabilitation & Wellness
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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