Conduct cardiopulmonary exercise testing according to established guidelines. Conduct field testing and fitness evaluation for clinical populations. Develop patient/diagnosis specific testing protocols under direct mentorship. Comply with policies and procedures protecting patient rights for informed consent and the handling of confidential information as defined by Cincinnati Children's mission and applicable laws and regulations. Assist in establishing job requirements and goals; perform duties at the desired level of competency. Understands, adheres to and models Core Values as defined organizationally and specifically within the department/unit/institute.
Analyze data and test measures and generate clinical reports under direct mentorship. Perform first echelon maintenance and calibration of medical instrumentation for exercise testing/therapy and data analysis. Follow Cincinnati Children's established code of ethical behavior in decisions and actions regarding marketing, admission, transfer, discharge and billing.
Conduct exercise therapy and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programs for clinical populations under direct mentorship. Provide services and consultation in a manner to be regularly and conveniently available to meet the needs of Cincinnati Children's patients as determined by Heart Institute management and medical staff.
Provide/generate training materials and programming for instruction of Fellows, residents, and allied health personnel. Conduct in-service on exercise testing/therapy for Fellows, residents and allied health care personnel. Attend required Cincinnati Children's training sessions, including radiation safety, laboratory safety, safety college, patient safety, and OSHA. Comply with infection control policies and procedures.
Maintain currency in the field through continuing education, literature and seminars. Implement this knowledge in the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology Lab. Participate in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to Heart Institute discussions. Perform other duties as assigned.
Analyze data and test measures for research projects under direct mentorship. Participate in data management and analysis for research projects and publications/presentations under direct mentorship. Implement existing protocols and initiate research protocols inclusive of IRBs under direct mentorship. Prepare and present scientific reports (abstracts, manuscripts and articles) and manuals. Collaborate with other investigators at Cincinnati Children's and in the community wishing to use the resources of the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology Lab.
·Pediatrics - Intermediate
Possess sound knowledge of procedures and regulations specific to the assessment and care of infants, children and adolescents
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·MS Office - Basic
Basic skill in Microsoft Office programs
·Statistics - Basic
Working knowledge of basic statistical functions and calculations
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Competency in graded exercise testing/training and fitness evaluation; working knowledge of medical instrumentation; ability to relate well and explain procedures to children