Pulmonary Functional Tech

    Westchester Medical Center
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $29.02 - $41.75

    Job Description

    Job Details:

    SummaryThis Respiratory Therapist is responsible for administering pulmonary function testing, pulmonary stress testing, and will provide other respiratory-related care, and treatment as prescribed by licensed physician. This position will report the Director of Respiratory Care and interacts regularly with physically challenged patients and their families in the performance of conducting tests and educating them about lung disease and its treatment. Must have strong verbal communication skills, and be computer literate with knowledge of data entry within Sentry Suite, Microsoft Word and Excel.Responsibilities/ BehaviorsThe following list includes the most typical duties for this position. Individual responsibilities may not include all of the examples listed, nor does the list include all of the work that may be assigned to this positionPulmonary Function and Pulmonary Stress Testing: Administer pulmonary function testing, including spirometry, flow volume loops with and without bronchodilator, lung volumes and diffusion. Administers six minute walk test, Oximetry pulse studies, 02 titration studies, and nebulizer treatments. Proper operation and maintenance of body plethysmograph, O2 and CO2 gas analyzers Able to change small and large tanks of medical gases. Arterial puncture; ability to draw and analyze samples Assess patients overall condition and ability to perform tests, reviews pulmonary function studies/stress tests for quality standards as set by the American Thoracic Society and with physicians when necessary Calibrates and maintains pulmonary function testing equipment daily, as well as, weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control on all testing equipment. Complete reports for pulmonary function tests and distributes to ordering physicians. Responsible for data entry, sending of reports and billing procedures Troubleshoots malfunctions of equipment and computers, and makes repairs or contacts appropriate department or company for repairs. Minimum Requirements:

    Education:

    1. Graduate of an accredited two year Respiratory Therapy program is required, RRT required, RPFT preferred2. Current license in the State of New York is required3. Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support required (CPR)4. Registration by NBRC, active member of AARC preferred5. Two years of satisfactory clinical experience is desirable6. Ability to work safely and accurately with minimal supervision

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    Posting ID: 554941323Posted: 2020-05-21