Lead Exercise Physiologist- SSIHI Clinic- F/T Day Shift - 43171-1A

Updated: Oct 3, 2022
Location: Irvine
Job Type:
Department: SSIHI Clinic

UC Title: HOSP LAB TCHN 4
Position Number: 40940200
Reports to: Ambulatory Care Admin Supv 2
Working Title: Lead Exercise Physiologist
Cost Center: SSIHI Clinic (427990)
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 9/23/2022
Job Code: 008973
Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 1
 
 
Position Summary: 
The lead exercise physiologist will play a important role in leading and growing the Cardiac Rehab Center.  Responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating exercise programs for patients in our Cardiac Rehab & Preventive Cardiology Programs. Incumbent assesses cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Incumbent creates educational materials and sessions for patients in both programs. The incumbent provides day-to-day oversight, staff scheduling and implementation of the program. Acts as the clinical coordinator for the Preventive Cardiology Program; scheduling patients to have multi-provider/disciplinary visits with physicians, dieticians & exercise physiologists according to program guidelines.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $34.38            Midpoint       $38.57              Maximum $42.76
 
Required Qualifications:
  
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Experience submitting state and federal documents for accreditation
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Ability to attend to patients’ health and fitness needs
Strong communication skills and the ability to understand specific patient needs
Ability to work with patients expressing a variety of emotions, and/or dealing with notable physical pain
Able to work cooperatively with physicians and other medical specialists
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Basic life support (BLS) certification
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a healthcare environment
Experience in an academic environment &/or military medical environment
4+ years’ experience in the field of exercise physiology
Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and ACSM certified or equivalent experience in a clinical setting
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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