SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Clinical Manager, Outpatient Testing, Pulmonary Diagnostics
COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS: Nursing and allied health personnel, medical staff
TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0
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 pulmonary department dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents.
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.
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 Pulmonary management and medical staff.
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 pulmonary 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 and Pulmonary Function Lab. Participate in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to Pulmonary 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 and Pulmonary Function Lab.
Skills & Competencies
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
·Knowledge of Field - Intrm
Knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices in field
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and internet
·Statistics - Intermediate
Familiarity with statistical software, statistical techniques, statistical process control principles, and graphical data display
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Working knowledge of medical instrumentation
·MS/MA in exercise science, kinesiology or a directly related field with a strong background exercise physiology
·Registered or must completed registry within 18 months of hire as a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist from ACSM
·Pediatric Advanced LifeSupport AND Adv Cardiovascular Life Supprt
·Experience in a Healthcare environment