PRN Exercise Physiologist Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7197124 (Ref:ccf19522672)

Posted: November 30, 2023

Job Description

Develops exercise prescription and oversees exercise progression in patients with cardiovascular disease in a rehabilitative setting.


  • Provides patient testing before and after rehabilitation including strength, body composition, flexibility, balance and endurance.
  • Provides exercise prescription for patients utilizing test data, patient status and current medication regimen; updates prescription according to patient response. Implements concepts of cardiac secondary prevention.
  • Recognizes contraindications to exercise and abnormal patient responses to exercise.
  • Responds appropriately to all situations including exercise cessation and referral to medical professionals.
  • Provides exercise information for patients, peers and the community which may include public speaking and education classes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in exercise-related field.


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time and ability to help patients stand and walk.
  • Will require some lifting, bending, twisting of upper extremity to help limited patients.
  • Must be able to adapt to different room temperatures in exercise.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7197124 (Ref:ccf19522672)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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