Welcome to the Cardiac Fitness Center of St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center - the only hospital-based program of its kind on Long Island.

The center is located on the park-like grounds of The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education in Greenvale.

Located just off Northern Boulevard, its serene setting offers plenty of convenient and accessible parking.

Our popular fitness center enjoys more than 60,000 visits a year and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Visitors are greeted by our friendly staff to make sure every exercise session feels like a welcome visit.

All of our cardiac fitness programs are medically supervised by a doctor, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals, who are always on site.

Our award-winning center is equipped with state-of-the-art exercise equipment.

The workout circuit includes bicycles, treadmills, weight lifting stations and an indoor walking track.

All patients are prescreened for an appropriate fitness plan to ensure all of their cardiac needs are met.

Everyone is continually monitored for their progress by our highly dedicated staff.

For more information on how you can step up to better health and how we can help, call (516) 629-2040.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I go to apply for a job with St. Francis Hospital?
You can apply anywhere you have access to the internet by visiting our website at
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Can I fill out a paper application?
You cannot. We are committed to making our recruitment process efficient by providing access to a simple internet process.
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Can I apply for a job by visiting the hospital?
You can use our computer kiosks located in the reception area of the Human Resources Office in 2200 Northern Boulevard – Suite 300. Our recruitment process is online and will require that you complete this process electronically.
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What if I don’t have a computer, internet access, or an e-mail address?
You can visit any library, or internet café, or the Human Resources Office in 2200 Northern Boulevard – Suite 300. You can log onto Hotmail, Yahoo or ESN to get a free email address /account. You will not be given access to these sites in HR so you will need to have an email prior to visiting us on site.
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Why do I need to create a username and password?
To ensure the privacy and security of your information, we ask that you create a username and password. Please be sure to keep your username and password confidential.
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How do I know my application was received?
You will receive an email upon submission of your application letting you know that we have received it.
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Can I change information on my application at any time?
No. You will need to complete a new application for any changes.
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Can I view and print my application?
You can view and print only prior to submitting.
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Can I attach my resume on the online application?
Yes, our electronic application provides you with the opportunity to cut and paste during the process.
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Can I apply for more than one job?
You may apply for up to five jobs in five days; 10 jobs at any one time. You can also use our Job Agent to find out about positions when they come available.
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What happens if I don’t see a position I want to apply for?
If you don’t see a position you want to apply for it means this position is currently not available. Use our Job Agent to alert you when the position does become available.
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How do I find out what positions are available?
You may visit our website at
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How often can I view open positions?
You can view open jobs as often as you may need to.
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