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Children's Hospital Boston Exercise Physiologist in Boston, Massachusetts

60514BRTitle:Exercise PhysiologistDepartment:CardiologyAutoReqId:60514BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Exercise Physiologist will be responsible for:

  • Assessment: Conducts cardiopulmonary exercise testing according to established guidelines. Develops and modifies patient/diagnosis specific testing protocols and individualized patient exercise prescriptions for provider review. Assess patient response and test analytics. May review findings with physicians

  • Analysis: Independently analyzes data and test measures and generates clinical reports. Utilizes computerized medical record reporting system to review patient history and obtain previous test results to maximize safety of the exercise test. Reviews patient history to determine who may be at high risk during the study. Notifies physician/fellow and high-risk team of pending patient tests. Ensures lab is prepared ensuring safety checklist has been followed. Provides accurate preliminary reports for physician utilization. Presents information obtained from test results to healthcare providers’ team. Performs first echelon maintenance and calibration of medical instrumentation for exercise testing/therapy and data analysis

  • Therapy: Conducts exercise therapy and cardiac fitness training in accordance with rehabilitation programs as ordered by providers. Ensures patient schedule meets prescribed wellness plan

  • Training: May provide training materials and programming for instruction of Fellow, student interns, and allied health personnel. Provides in-service training on exercise testing/therapy for Fellows, student interns, and allied health care staff

  • Research: May assist providers with analyzing data and test measurements for research projects. Participates in data management and analysis for research projects and publications/presentations. Assists with the preparation and presentation of scientific reports (abstracts, manuscripts and articles) and manuals. May collaborate with other investigators within organization, and in the community wishing to use the resources of the Cardiopulmonary Exercise Physiology Lab

To qualify, you must have:

  • Current Basic Life Support certification (BLS) in accordance with American Heart Association standards is required

  • ACSM certification preferred, but not required

  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree preferred

  • Minimum of One year of clinical experience

  • The analytical skills to gather and interpret clinical patient data

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations

  • The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies

  • The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular