Exercise Physiologist

 
Position: Exercise Physiologist

Job ID: 153963

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - ECG

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p (M-F)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for Exercise Physiologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll assume responsibility for the Exercise and Laboratories and perform duties in a manner that is developmentally appropriate for the patient population served, primarily pediatric patients ranging in age from neonate to adult with varying degrees of acuity.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Perform preliminary and post cardiopulmonary exercise test and test functioVerify proper function of equipment that supply inventory and is adequate

  • Improve function of exercise laboratory through collaboration, research, and continuing education

  • Must have knowledge of cardiopulmonary exercise testing and emergency procedures, exercise electrocardiography, exercise physiology, basic anatomy, and biomechanics of exercise

  • Ability to perform the mechanic of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in a timely manner

  • Mastery operation of the following equipment: Marquette MAX-I Exercise System, Marquette 1100 Mass Spectrometer Gas Analyzer, Sensor medics Vmax229 metabolic cart, manual blood pressure baumanometer, Mac VU

  • ECG Machine, MAC 12 ECG Machine, 24 Hour Cardio scan, MUSE System



Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree Exercise Science (or comparable) with specialization in Exercise Physiology
  • 1 year previous experience in a clinical or hospital setting
  • 1 year previous experience in Laboratory and personnel management
  • 1 year experience in clinical exercise testing and exercise ECG interpretation

Preferred

  • PALS - Cert-PALS
  • ACLS - Cert-Adv Cardiac LS ACLS
  • ACSM-CER - Cert-ACSM Cer Personal Trainer


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