Boston Medical Center
Under supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, provides direct patient assessment and management in the BMC Stress Testing Laboratories and/or Cardiac Rehabilitation & Prevention Program. Duties vary but may include: evaluating and performing stress testing, exercise tolerance tests, stress echocardiograms, dobutamine echocardiograms, metabolic stress tests, exercise nuclear stress tests, pharmacological nuclear stress tests, etc. Calculates and records all necessary parameters, and provides initial interpretation of electrocardiographic tracings for diagnostic purposes.Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology or related field (or equivalent combination of education and/or relatedwork experience). Work requires at least one year on-the job training (clinical internships/externships counted towards the year requirement). Work requires knowledge to effectively utilize the Electrocardiograph, and stress testing procedures, medical terminology and basic sciences such as Physics, Math, Anatomy and Physiology. Good interpersonal skills to explain procedures to patient, and alleviate apprehensions, as well as effectively interact with physicians, fellows, nursing, etc. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.