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Beth Israel Lahey Health Respiratory Therapist- Pulmonary Function Technologist (PFT) - Per Diem in Plymouth, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

per diem; varied hours/shifts according to operational needs

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Maintain operation of PFT lab, including performance of pulmonary function testing on patients, appropriate scheduling and registration of outpatients/inpatients referred for testing.

  • Maintain standard operating procedures to ensure effective record keeping processes.

  • Perform efficient/effective quality control/compliance. Adherence to all applicable regulatory agencies: Joint Commission of Allied Health Organization requirements and American Thoracic Society standards.

  • Maintain effective communication tools with physician's offices in order to efficiently receive referrals and process PFT reporting.

  • Understanding of PFT equipment/computer operation, calibration, and trouble-shooting problems that may arise.

  • Understand appropriateness of test values, statistical methodology and assessment of validity/reliability of test results.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Previous experience performing pulmonary function testing.

  • National Board of Respiratory Care Certification/Registration in Pulmonary Function Testing (CPFT or RPFT) or obtained within 12 months of hire.

  • Experience with computer systems including Microsoft Office Work, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point.

Education Required

  • Graduate of A.M.A. approved certification program for Respiratory Therapy.

  • Two-year program with an Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care.

Registration/Certifications

  • Massachusetts License

  • National Board Certification. CRT or RRT.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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