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Clinical Data Scientist Exercise Physiology Atrium Health FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 5483
Job Family: Research Services
Specialty: Cardiology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 26511035132041-Cardiology-Adult
Location: Kenilworth 1 - 1237 Harding Pl


Job Summary:

The Clinical Data Scientist Exercise Physiologist will employ data science methods and traditional statistical techniques to address clinical care problems and improve the delivery of Exercise Physiology services and/or treatments. This position will be responsible for standardization of all stress testing services throughout the service line. They will promote continuous quality of exercise testing services through protocol review, optimal use of technology, and report generation/archiving which strives for accuracy, consistency, and clinical applicability.

Essential Functions

·         Design and execute studies for the evaluation of specific health care interventions.

·         Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define problems and translate business/research questions into analytical questions and translate analytical results into actionable business/research solutions.

·         Manipulate, combine, and refine large databases to produce information suitable for analysis.

·         Evaluate and quantify exercise testing quality in terms of protocols, optimal use of technology, report generation and accuracy.

·         Apply advanced statistical and computational methodologies to understand health care programs and services and their outcomes.

·         Collaborate on the interpretation of results for technical reports and publications.

·         Prepare reports suitable for a variety of audiences and disseminate results.

·         Provide the supporting institutional data necessary for the preparation of grants for outside funding and assist or collaboratively lead the preparation of proposals.

·         Develop and execute exercise physiology research protocols in different populations.

·         Supports trial coordination involving exercise testing.

·         Ensure appropriate accreditation and quality initiatives for the exercise laboratories are met.

·         Responsible for the education of exercise physiologists and providers running stress tests.

·         Design complex exercise protocols

·         Provide initial interpretation of CPET studies. Reviews cases with referring physicians to educate them on the additional utility of CPET over other exercise modalities.

Physical Requirements
Intermittent to rapid pace with high pressure situations, requiring periods of prolonged concentration, and critical thinking. Frequent travel to multiple locations required. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling medical equipment, and supplies. Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English is essential. Intact sense of sight, hearing, touch, manual dexterity, and good eye hand coordination. Potential exposure to radiation. Confined work area.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Master’s degree required with 7 years of related data scientist experience in the field of exercise physiology or PhD in cardiology, physiology or related field and 3-years’ related experience required.  Demonstrated knowledge of epidemiologic, statistical, and other data science and evaluation methodologies. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations including athletes in a large multilayered organization preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required; ACLS required. ACSM Certification as Exercise Specialist (ES), Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP), or Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) required. Successful completion of the SHVI independent stress testing competencies including the use of pharmacological stress testing agents required. Research background in CPET preferred. Experience with presenting at a national level preferred.