Exercise Specialist, Cardiac Rehabilitation

Post date: 07-Apr-2011 08:17:12

£25,528 - £34,189 per annum pro rata (20 hours per week)

NHS Devon, South Hams & West Devon

To take a lead role in the assessment and treatment of patients referred for Cardiac Rehabilitation, who may have complex and/or chronic presentation. To plan, deliver and evaluate all elements of the Cardiac Rehabilitation programme in partnership with multi-disciplinary colleagues.

Develop communication and support network with local exercise-providers to help establish, operate and monitor the supervised and home exercise components.

In collaboration with the British Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, provide mentorship, support and supervision for gym staff.

To assist patients in adopting a healthier lifestyle by reducing or appropriately managing identified risk factors. The post holder will develop and coordinate a community cardiac rehabilitation programme offering individualised care in partnership with the cardiac rehabilitation team.

Closing Date: 12/04/2011


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