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Job Details

Exercise Physiologist

Date Posted: 03/28/2023

Requisition Number: 2560

Location: CHA Everett Hospital 

Work Days: per diem  

Category: Allied Health  

Department: CHA Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center  

Job Type: Per Diem On Call  

Work Shift: Day 

Hours/Week: 0.00 

Union: No 

Union Name: Non Union


The Department of Respiratory Therapy provides respiratory care under the direction of a Pulmonologist. Inpatient and Emergency procedures are available at all three campuses with outpatient testing available at Somerville and Whidden.   


Under the supervision of the Pulmonary Rehab Clinical Coordinator, participates in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, development of Individual Treatment Plans, patient exercise and education programs according to established policies and procedures.

Job - Specific Duties and Responsibilities for Pulmonary Rehab:

Participates in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program;

 Assists in orientation of patients to Pulmonary Rehab Center and daily routines, including the safe use of the equipment.

Participates in patient initial evaluation for exercise tolerance and develops individualized treatment plans (ITPs).

Understands the risk of hospital readmissions and supports patients to reduce these risks.

Conducts patient education on chronic disease management, lung health, medication compliance, and exercise to elicit positive lifestyle changes.

Evaluates patient progress during training sessions and adjusts the treatment plan as necessary.

Monitors patient and program outcomes.

Communicates findings to medical personnel as required, following departmental practices and procedures.

Participates in Pulmonary Rehab team conferences, staff meetings and in-services as appropriate.

Maintains knowledge of applicable regulations and guidelines pertaining to Pulmonary Rehab Programs.

Maintains equipment according to manufacturer’s specification and calls service personnel as needed.

Orders equipment and supplies as needed.

Maintains necessary records and files according to departmental practices and procedures

Accurately completes billing records for Pulmonary Rehab procedures

Maintains departmental specific competencies.

Willingness to maintain current knowledge of pulmonary related health topics and industry trends through literature and research in pulmonary rehab.

Conforms to hospital standards and conduct so that the best possible customer service and patient care may be provided.

Conducts relationships with patients, visitors, physicians and fellow employees in a courteous, professional and friendly manner.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age groups of adult and geriatric patients regularly served.

Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.

Performs other duties as needed



• Education/Training: Bachelors or Masters in Kinesiology or a related field.

• Licensure: NA

• Certifications: Certified Exercise Physiologist. ACSM-CEP required with 6 months of hire

• BLS Certification

• ACLS certification preferred 

•Pulmonary Rehab - 6 months experience in a pulmonary rehab setting.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

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Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

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