Physiologist Job Description

Physiologist Job Description

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Physiologist provides care including the development, implementation and evaluation of exercise programs for cardiac patients in all phases of cardiac rehabilitation.

Physiologist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

In cooperation with scientists and members of the CropDesign greenhouse team, you will perform experiments in areas of plant physiology and microbiology (based on high-throughput plant phenotyping platform)
Performs and sets up experiments to better understand body functional requirements on the bike
Collect and analyzes data driven by research and experimental needs
Display a positive image by demonstrating courteous and professional behavior towards employees, physicians, visitor, volunteers and clients
Be familiar with computerized health risk assessments
Contribute and share responsibility for future program activities, explore opportunities for growth of the program
Must provide counseling services to employees and clients related to wellness and fitness
Able to demonstrate correct body position and proper use of exercise equipment and exercises in order to prevent injury
Helps market the Wellness program and services to employees and other groups
Adhere to hospital and department policies, procedures, goals and objectives

Physiologist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Physiologist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, CPR, BLS, AHA, ACSM, CES, BCLS, CITI, NSCA, DXA

Education for Physiologist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the physiologist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Education, Physiology, Health, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Science, Technical, Pulmonary

Skills for Physiologist

Desired skills for physiologist include:

Anatomy
Health status
Assesses readiness for discharge from program and supportive services needed
Cardiac arrhythmia
Physiology
Exercise physiology
Current theory and practice in physiology as normally acquired through completion of a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology
Cardiac medications and effects on exercise performance
Cardiac rehabilitation techniques and best practices
Conducting submax and maximal exercise tolerance testing

Desired experience for physiologist includes:

Highly motivated to innovate and drive initiatives resulting in cutting edge ideas
Thorough understanding of hot/cold weather comfort
Ability to work with fact based data
Able to mentor peers in research
Participates in goal setting
Sensitivity to participant needs

Physiologist Examples

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Physiologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a physiologist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for physiologist
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates appropriate response by following the direction of the health care providers
  • Provides exercise prescription for patients utilizing test data, patient status and current medication regimen
  • Recognizes contraindications to exercise and abnormal patient responses to exercise
  • May prepare routine and special reports and sections of annual budget
  • You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and management of experiments, interpretation of data, communication of results, documentation and patenting of results
  • You will be responsible for the constant improvement of methods, technologies and knowledge generation for your own area of responsibility (including competitor watch)
  • Beyond that, you will support the supervisor and the team by developing, planning and supervising external collaborations and supporting negotiations with third parties
  • Finally, you will be responsible and accountable for keeping RC, QA and S1 guidelines
  • Provides appropriate assessment of patients/clients and determines plan of care
  • Provides appropriate education involving patient/client and significant other
Qualifications for physiologist
  • Desire and ability to work in a participative team-oriented environment
  • This position requires frequent walking, sitting, and standing
  • Requires stooping, pushing and pulling when moving patient into position for treatment
  • Visual acuity to perceive retains to treatment and follows or read instruction
  • The position spends 98% of his/her time in air-conditioned areas
  • The potential for exposure to blood and blood-borne pathogens materials is present while completing his/her duties
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Physiologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of physiologist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for physiologist
  • Conduct ex ante and targeting analysis, including of multi-shock scenarios, to model and guide crop management approaches, breeding goals and germplasm selection
  • Collaborate with agronomists and plant breeders to ensure trial data integration in crop modeling and vice versa
  • Contribute to global crop model improvement initiatives such as AG0MIP
  • Identify options and implications for further research, development and scaling within the wider Asia region and globally (particularly Latin America and Africa)
  • Supervise tests, provide consultation/expert advice and conduct research
  • Manage laboratory operations and fiscal/personnel resources
  • Serve in section, branch, department or as a division chief in various laboratories
  • For physiologists, a Ph.D
  • Develop and equip the lab into a highly respected center for 1-MCP technology research, development and training
  • Coordinate and lead all basic and applied research and development with 1-MCP and other Decco postharvest technologies as needed
Qualifications for physiologist
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association upon hire
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Specialist preferred
  • Education and experience in EKG interpretation
  • Preferred 2 years experience working in a cardiac rehabilitation setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related from an accredited university or college
  • 12 Lead ECG competency, preferred or within 90 days of hire
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a physiologist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for physiologist
  • Publishes, presents and leads the communication of Decco postharvest technologies to the research communities, customer groups and public forums
  • Engage, consult and influence key university researchers, extension agents, consultants and customer researchers in the adoption and use of Decco 1-MCP
  • Support coordination of the Decco 1-MCP R&D programs with other Decco business teams
  • Conduct and/or coordinate research to expand 1-MCP technology into new markets segments beyond apples
  • Checks exercise monitoring and testing equipment on weekly basis
  • Assumes additional responsibilities in the organizational and structural needs of the assigned unit
  • Utilizes in- service programs, conferences, and consultations to enhance current levels of skills and knowledge
  • Participates in clinical education of volunteers and students as appropriate
  • Raises awareness and promotes the benefits of exercise and healthy lifestyle in collaboration with other healthcare providers
  • Promotes CMC Sports Performance Center services to clients both within the NYU Langone community and outside
Qualifications for physiologist
  • Graduate of an exercise physiology program (minimum of 18 month program)
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience including crop modeling and internationally scoped programs
  • Strong geo-spatial and analytical skills, including knowledge of GIS software and remote sensing
  • Solid crop modeling, statistical and data management skills
  • Bachelor's degree in exercise physiology, exercise science or a related field
  • Certified in Exercise Physiologist or certification eligible within two years of employment
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Physiologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of physiologist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for physiologist
  • May require night and weekend hours
  • May assist in the establishment of unit rules and regulations
  • Assists with setting up exercise room, equipment and supplies
  • Performs initial assessment on new patients
  • Based on the initial evaluation, formulates an assessment including problem list and short/long term goals
  • Based on the initial assessment, a plan of care is formulated which gives consideration to the patient’s physical, psychosocial, safety, educational and discharge needs
  • Prepares patient for treatment prior to each session
  • Designs initial exercise prescription and ensure ongoing progression
  • Assists patients with exercise sessions
  • Initiates and performs interventions appropriate for the patient’s condition, plan of care, and referral
Qualifications for physiologist
  • Candidate must be a graduate of a bachelor's degree program of Exercise Physiology or a closely related field
  • BS in Exercise Physiology required
  • Bachelors degree in exercise physiology required, Masters degree preferred
  • Bachelor of Science degree in exercise physiology, exercise science, physical therapy, respiratory therapy or other health related field
  • Cardiac Rehab experience is preferred
  • Bachelors Degree or higher in exercise science or related field required
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Physiologist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a physiologist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for physiologist
  • Seeks opportunities to improve department processes
  • Provide health education and teaching for patient and family in accordance to their needs
  • Work in conjunction with the patient's physician to implement and evaluate individualized patient care
  • Performs assessment of patients and develops plan of care with other staff
  • Monitors patients for inappropriate response to exercise
  • Performs exercises demonstrating proper body position and correct use of equipment
  • Enters initial and daily assessment data into patient records
  • Immediately reports significant conditions to physicians
  • Assists with emergency care accordingly
  • Follows policies and procedures and standard of care related to cardiopulmonary rehab and the Dr
Qualifications for physiologist
  • Master’s degree in exercise physiology, exercise science or a related field is desirable
  • Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology or Kinesiology required
  • Masters of Arts/Science degree in Exercise Science/Physiology
  • ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology, required
  • Experience in venipuncture for IV catheter placement

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