Nationwide Children's Hospital

Research Exercise Physiologist - RI Cardio Chisolm

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2020 10:24 AM)
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Research Exercise Physiologist  


The Research Exercise Physiologist will perform physiological testing per clinical research protocol and GCP/ICH and maintain the Research Exercise Physiology Core Lab. Includes scheduling research subjects; collecting, analyzing and reporting test data; research billing; maintaining all exercise lab equipment; and reporting core usage metrics. Assists Principal Investigators with incorporation of physiological testing in clinical research. Maintains appropriate training and credentialing. Provides additional support to the Clinical Exercise Physiology Lab as needed.


Schedule: Benefits Eligible



Abigail Wexner Research Institute

700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205

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  • Perform various physiological tests, including cardiopulmonary assessments and cardiac rehabilitation sessions, under physician supervision per clinical research protocol and GCP/ ICH.
    • Schedule physiological testing for research subjects
    • Collect, analyze, and interpret physiological test data under physician supervision and report results to clinical research study team
    • Complete clinical trial Source Documents or Case Report Forms as needed d. Ensure research billing process is completed correctly.
  • Maintain Research Exercise Physiology Core Lab.
    • Maintain all exercise lab equipment, including performing evaluation, calibration, and preventative maintenance
    • Write and maintain Core Lab policies and SOPs. Ensure that all staff using the Core Lab are trained in and follow the policies and SOPs
    • Keep testing protocols and normal/predictive values current with American Heart Association (AHA), The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) published guidelines and policies d. Track and report Core Lab usage and budget metrics to Heart Center Director of Translational Research and Cardiovascular Research Program Manager
  • Assist Principal Investigators with incorporation of physiological testing in clinical research.
    • Provide project planning, protocol drafting, and budget development with respect to physiological testing procedures.
    • Provide written explanation of data analyses and results for grant proposals and research publication.
  • Complete and manage procedural, data, regulatory, and training elements associated with assigned clinical research projects ensuring participant safety, data integrity and compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Maintain appropriate training and credentialing in the following:
    • Human Subjects Research b. GCP/ICH
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • JACHO, EOC

Reports to: Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Research 





  • Master’s degree in exercise physiology or related fields or equivalent degree/experience.
  • Clinical credentialing in ACLS and PALS.

Required Experience:

  • Clinical Research training.
  • Experience in running and maintaining an exercise physiology lab, including performing clinical testing and providing results.
  • Excellent communication skills..

Minimum Physical Requirement:

Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.

  • Sitting, occasionally Walking, frequently Standing, frequently
  • Talking on the phone or in person, frequently
  • Typing, frequently Lifting and/or carrying ≤15 lbs, occasionally


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.





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