Exercise Physiologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Ref
12269
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Classified Title: Co Exercise Physiologist 
Working Title: Co Exercise Physiologist ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MB 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 - 5 p.m. 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 5215 Loughborough Rd NW 
Department name: 60007627-SOM Executive Health 
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

General Summary

Exercise Physiologist oversees the clinical components of the Executive and Preventive Health Program including educating, recruiting, and monitoring of patients. Monitor and interpret all aspects of cardiac exercise testing and functional capacity testing, as well as develop and lead the efforts for the Executive Health fitness assessment aspect of the program. Supervise the activities of the multiple physical assessment programs offered at this particular location.  Performs rooming functions for the clinic including, but not limited to, blood draw, vital signs and EKGs.  Manages, interprets and generates clinical operating policies within all aspects of the program. 

Works directly with faculty providers to establish key relationship building in order to maintain and grow the program. Function as a patient educator, practice builder, and inventory manager of clinical supplies. Oversight of all clinical operations, including but not limited to environmental safety, patient care, equipment and supply management, and policies and procedures for standing orders and emergency guidelines. Manages exercise physiology staff at Sibley, including training, development, performance appraisals, and discipline as necessary.  Assists in the development of marketing and promoting the program, and leading research carried out in the clinic.

Duties & Responsibilities

Scope of Responsibility:

Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.

Decision Making:

On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the division.

Authority:

Oversee or coordinate the work of others.

Communication:

Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.

  • Listens to customer needs and responds in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Provides timely feedback to the appropriate customer in a clear and concise manner.
  • Uses professional judgment in providing information based on the situation and is sensitive to individual and organizational concerns.
  • Consistently ensures that information known about the customer is kept private and confidential.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in exercise physiology is required. Previous experience as an exercise physiologist is desired. Candidate will be required to undergo ACLS certification and Human Subjects Training for Research. Must maintain certification during duration of employment. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Well Coach Certification is desired, or willingness to pursue certification.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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