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Jordan Hospital Respiratory Therapist- Pulmonary Function Technologist in Plymouth, Massachusetts

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.

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