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Full Job Title: Exercise Physiologist

Job Number: 90411

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 2-15-2017

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To conduct cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and under the direct mentorship also develop patient/diagnosis specific testing protocols, conduct cardiac rehabilitation and exercise therapy with exercise prescription, analyze date and test measures, generate reports, and conduct exercise research for the cardiology department in the Heart Institute dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents.

Responsibilities
·Assessment
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.
·Analysis
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.
·Therapy
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.
·Training
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.
·Teamwork
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.
·Research
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.

Skills & Competencies
·Pediatrics - Intermediate
Possess sound knowledge of procedures and regulations specific to the assessment and care of infants, children and adolescents
·Diversity Appreciation
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
·Communication
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Technical
Competency in graded exercise testing/training and fitness evaluation; working knowledge of medical instrumentation; ability to relate well and explain procedures to children

Required:
·Master of Exercise Science OR Master in Kinesiology OR Master's Degree in a related field with a strong background in exercise physiology
·Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist from ACSM within 18 months of hire
·CPR

Preferred:
·Pediatric Advanced LifeSupport
·Adv Cardiovascular Life Supprt
·Experience in healthcare

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