Exercise Physiologist Sr:
Centura Health

Centura Health

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 98067

Recruiter Contact:  Hailey Meseraull    haileymeseraull@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 7382 PSF CARDIAC REHAB 


Schedule:  Part Time

Shift: Days


Assists cardiac rehabilitation team to educate and provide exercise leadership for in-patients and out-patients with the goal to restore optimal functional activity and understanding of cardiac disease management. Develops, implements, and evaluates exercise programs for patients. Assesses cardiovascular and metabolic effects of exercise for cardiac and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Creates educational materials and sessions for patients. Promote health and fitness through a variety of programs in the Wellness Center.



Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related from an accredited university or college



Two years of experience in a Cardiopulmonary Rehab or other clinical experience OR 600 hours of preceptor-supervised clinical experience in the specialties of Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Cardiac Diagnostics or Adult Fitness Training to include Phase I, Phase II and Phase III exercise leadership in hospital setting Advanced knowledge of exercise physiology in patient with multiple comorbidities, understanding of medications, risk factor modifications strategies, counseling techniques and uses of behavioral change programs and technologies applicable to Cardiac Rehab Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred



  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

  • ACLS from American Heart Association, preferred ACSM RCEP or AACVPR

  • CCRP certification preferred or within 12 months of hire



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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