Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report, named Inova Fairfax Hospital, the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five of Inova's hospitals hold five-star rankings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve.
Join our Pulmonary Rehabilitation team. On the team the Exercise Physiologist (EP) develops and implements pulmonary rehab treatment plans and provides education to patients and families. The Exercise Physiologist performs patient assessments, develops comprehensive plans to evaluate patient responses to treatment plans. The EP is a valued team member and works closely with the respiratory team, manager and medical director in Pulmonary Rehab.
Performs needs assessment based on patient's medical histroy, stress testing results, comorbidity, and musculoskeletal disorders in order to establish an integrated Plan of Care. Develops a comprehensive plan of rehabilitation, including the establishment of mutually agreed upon goals, in order to achieve the optimal health status for each patient. Implements and supervises Plan of Care to include physical exercise program, patient education, and psychosocial adaptation to illness in order to achieve optimal outcomes for each patient. Evaluates patient's response to prescribed treatment plan and develips ongoing plan for continued lifestyle modifications in order to achieve optimal health status. Serves as an empowering body to influence patients clinical outcomes and quality improvement initiatives. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Determines process for delivery of care from direct patient and family communication, technology , and other healthcare team member collaboration. Provides clinical mentoring and leadership to employees, students and support personnel with less experience.
Internal Number: 59898BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.