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Cardiac Rehab Specialist

Cardiac Rehab Specialist


Salary: 24.00-32.00/Hourly


Melissa Memorial Hospital is looking for someone to join our team as a Cardiac Rehab Specialist. This team member will be responsible for delivery of care to individuals based on comprehensive assessment, analysis, communication and collaboration, and educational needs of the patient.


  • Develops exercise prescription, oversees exercise progression/ability of patients, and/or performs diagnostic tests.
  • Monitor, assess, treat, and document patient tolerance of exercise in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Provides exercise prescriptions for patients utilizing assessment data, patient status, current medication regimen, and updates excercise prescriptions according to patient response.
  • Recognizes contraindications to exercise, and abnormal patient responses, and responds appropriately to all situations.
  • Provides exercise and disease management education for patients, peers, and the community.
  • EKG monitoring
  • Ambulatory monitoring placement, including Holter and e-patch placement.
  • Initial download and scanning of Holter telemetry reports.
  • perform ABI ankle brachial indexes for screen.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment.
  • Manual dexterity and physical ability to operate all equipment and perform all procedures.
  • Utilizes safe body mechanics to ensure patient and caregiver safety.

*Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Full-Time or Part-Time opportunity.



  • Support MMH vision and mission.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work information.
  • Demonstrate an ability to function successfully in a team environment.
  • Exhibit courteous, compassionate, and respectful treatment of internal and external customers.
  • Displays a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations.
  • Participates in identifying problems and suggesting solutions. 
  • Report any compliance issues as designated in the MMH Compliance Program.




  • Must be a graduate of an approved school for Exercise Physiology.
  • Must possess a current, valid RN, Paramedic, Exercise Physiology Degree, or a valid certification to perform Cardiac Rehab
  • Licensed in the state of Colorado.
  • BLS certification is required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support, TNCC, ACLS, PALS.


  • Master's degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or related field.
  • 1-2 years Cardiac Rehab experience.
  • Bilingual preferred but not essential 



  • 100% Employer paid Medical (Employee Only)
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement Plans, with up to 3% employer match
  • Voluntary Group Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • PTO, Paid Sick Time
  • Continuing Education Benefits
  • FSA
  • MASA Insurance
  • Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment



Melissa Memorial Hospital is a 15-bed critical access hospital, located in Holyoke, Colorado. While being “rural” we are equipped for any situation. It is a model rural hospital with 1 operating room, surgical procedure room, 4 bay emergency room, and radiology including 64-slice CT scanner and mammography, MRI, ECHO, and Nuclear Medicine, along with other ancillary services. The hospital is co-located with a family practice clinic and retail pharmacy services. Other services include chemotherapy, general & orthopedic surgery, podiatry, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, progressive rehab services, and wound care. MMH operates a full-time EMS service and maintains a 24/7 AirLife Helicopter base.



Holyoke is home to the Holyoke Dragons and is truly a “City of Pride and Progress.” Holyoke offers:

  • An airport (smaller crafts)
  • Indoor pool
  • 9-hole golf course (public)
  • Ballyneal -#54 Top 100 courses in the world (private)
  • Ball fields
  • Skateboard Park
  • Fishing pond
  • Parks
  • Camping facilities
  • Motels
  • Library
  • Movie theater
  • Many churches
  • Holyoke Unified School District has 600+ students.

From different coffee shops to different ethnic flavors to a quick bite, the sweet small town of Holyoke has a handful of different restaurant options to choose from.


Holyoke is based in Phillips County where there are four different rural towns in the county with two schools in the county. Holyoke, Amherst. Paoli, and Haxtun are all within the same county. Holyoke Homes a historical museum with different artifacts of what has built Holyoke today. You will see the fields turn different colors throughout different seasons. Your wheat, corn, and alfalfa, are some of the few cultivating growths that you will see around your area! If you enjoy hunting, there are plenty of opportunities for a good catch. You will discover that you can see the most beautiful sunsets and the clearest starry nights out in rural areas. Come take a look at our beautiful little town in the Northeastern corner of Colorado.

Click here for a List of Things to Do in Holyoke


Melissa Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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