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Centura Health Exercise Physiologist PRN in Durango, Colorado

USD $21.44/Hr. to USD $34.03/Hr.Welcome to Centura Health:

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Flourishing Begins Here:

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

As ab Exercise Physiologist you will assist the cardiac rehabilitation team to educate and provide exercise leadership for in-patients and out-patients with the goal to restore optimal functional activity. While in this position you will gathers exercise data and implements specialized strength and conditioning programs for patients under the direction of an Exercise Physiologist, Nurse or Physician. You will also provide patient education regarding proper exercise techniques, stress reduction, developing coping skills, and promote health and fitness through a variety of programs in the Wellness Center.

What You Bring/Job Requirements:

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • Previous Cardiopulmonary Rehab or other clinical experience, preferred

  • Training to include Phase I, Phase II and Phase III exercise leadership in hospital setting

  • Knowledge of exercise, nutrition and social coping skills for behavioral modification applicable to Cardiac Rehab

  • Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related from an accredited university or college

  • 12 Lead ECG competency, preferred or within 90 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association required

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association preferred

Physical Requirements-Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

We are looking for coverage from Monday - Friday (7:00am - 5:00pm). They alternate weekends. There are no holidays for this role.

Your Connected Community:

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82-bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic Southwest Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality. It is recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received 10 consecutive ‘A’ grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technology in an environment designed to promote well-being and healing of body, mind, and spirit. Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more. Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.

Pay Range:

$21.44 - $34.03 / hour

Caring for Your Whole Well Being:

At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with generous matching, a Daycare FSA that includes a company contribution, Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Forgiveness and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits HERE. (

Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.