Exercise Physiologist-Cardiology

Position Details

Department: PCCD | Cardio Diag and Non-Invas
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 734300
Posted On: 3/7/2023

Position Summary

This position works in the Heart Center at Phoenix Children`s Hospital. Core duties include exercise testing though may expand to include exercise prescription and rehabilitation. In addition to the clinical work there will be a focus on research, quality improvement, teaching and learning in a positive and collegial work environment.

Position Duties

  1. Exercise Stress Testing
    • Primary responsibility is to conduct exercise stress testing according to established guidelines at the Heart Center (main campus) of Phoenix Children`s Hospital. This includes all aspects of testing from the spirometry/pulmonary function, ECG analysis of rhythm, vital signs during exercise and metabolic VO2 data. Analyze data from testing and generate comprehensive clinical reports. Performs first echelon maintenance and calibration of medical instrumentation for exercise testing/therapy and data analysis. Patient populations include children with acquired and congenital heart disease, children with other non-cardiac illnesses and adults with congenital heart disease.
  2. Exercise Therapy
    • Develops exercise prescriptions and conducts cardiac rehabilitation for identified clinical populations. Provides services and consultation for outpatients with possible expansion to inpatients. Patient populations will initially be children and some adults with cardiac conditions.
  3. Research and Quality Improvement
    • Analyzes data and test measures for research projects. Participates in data management and analysis for research projects and publications/presentations under direct mentorship. Implements existing protocols under direct mentorship. Opportunity to prepare and present scientific reports (abstracts, manuscripts and articles). Collaborates with other investigators interested in exercise testing and therapy. Participates in departmental and hospital programs for quality improvement working with department management and the Medical Director to improve services provided.
  4. Non-Clinical duties
    • Coordinates and manages the basic day to day requirements of the lab. This may include supply management, calibration and QA of equipment as well as monitoring of the lab schedule.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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