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Berkshire Health Systems Cardiac Rehab Nurse II in Pittsfield, Massachusetts


  • In addition to fulfilling the Registered Professional Nurse Job Description, the Cardiac Rehab RN will be responsible for assisting with implementation of all programs in the Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department at Berkshire Medical Center.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Experience in the profession of nursing, including at least two years acute cardiac care experience required.

  • Experience in exercise prescription and exercise testing/training preferred.

  • Experience in risk factor intervention required.

  • Experience in all phases of cardiac rehabilitation strongly preferred.

  • Education and Training:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing required (or meets DPH guidelines as stated in Chapter 105, CMR 143.)

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • RN License – Currently licensed as an RN in Massachusetts

  • Current certification in ACLS by the AHA

  • Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrates use of effective interpersonal skills with staff, patients and families. Demonstrates a high degree of knowledge and competence in area of practice.

  • Demonstrates the ability to teach both patients and families effectively.

  • Demonstrates the ability to independently assess the cardiac patient and implement appropriate plan of care (including exercise prescription). Demonstrates a healthy lifestyle. Ability to workk with Defibrillator, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, computers, cardiac monitors, glucometer, treadmills, exercise bicycles, arm ergometers, rowing machines, nusteps, ellipticals, stair climber and additional exercise equipment