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Clinical Specialist (Cardiovascular)

Upland, California, United States
November 18, 2009
Contact Info:

Melinda G. DeNegri
*** **** **** ******, ******, CA 91784
Summary of qualifications Exercise Physiologist
 Clinical cardiology including reading and interpreting EKG’s and arrhythmia’s

Professional Certifications American College of Sports Medicine
Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Professional experience Exercise Physiologist/Wellness Program Management
• Health Solutions Services, Inc. Baltimore, MD
Wellness consultant for diverse clientele in Northeast Region, 2008-present

Clinical Exercise Physiologist
• Associates in Cardiovascular Disease, Springfield, NJ
Exercise Physiologist, stress test technician, 2002-2008

• Mid-Atlantic Cardiology , Springfield,NJ 1994-1995
Exercise physiologist for CardioRobics outpatient cardiac rehab, 1997-2001
• Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Exercise physiologist for Phase II and III cardiac rehab, 1996-1997

Areas of Expertise and Skills: 12 Lead EKG and arrhythmia interpretation for stress tests and holter monitoring. Provided clinical education to patients with abnormal blood chemistries as well as nuclear and ultrasound imaging. Devised exercise prescriptions, weight management, nutritional counseling and smoking cessation programs. Assisted MD with medication management of patients through physician guidance and pharmaceutical industry guidelines. Knowledge of Marquette and Quinton stress testing and EKG equipment, Zoll AED equipment pacemakers, and Delmar Holter monitoring system, as well as the Cholestec lipid monitor. Some experience with cath lab and operating room procedures. Insurance pre-authorizations and some knowledge of ICD9 and CPT billing coding. Seasoned Massage Therapist since 2002 using multiple modalities for soft tissue manipulation and relaxation.

Education B.S. Exercise and Sport Science
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 1995
Healing Hands Institute for Massage Therapy, Westwood, NJ 2002
Professional memberships American College of Sports Medicine
National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork