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Pulmonary Function Technician

Job ID: R-35491 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

The position of Pulmonary Function Technician has an educational background in respiratory therapy with specialized training in pulmonary function diagnostics. Performs routine and specialized pulmonary function tests, calibrates and maintains equipment to manufacturer and department standards, and cleans and disinfects equipment and surfaces to hospital and department standards.


Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Perform pulmonary function tests (spirometry, lung volumes, lung diffusing capacity, arterial blood gas draws, six-minute walk test, cardiopulmonary exercise test, and other tests as specified) according to ATS and department standards.
  • Perform user maintenance on equipment and perform calibrations on equipment according to manufacturer and department procedures. Trouble-shoot equipment malfunction and take appropriate action to bring equipment back to operational standards.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes cardiopulmonary equipment according to hospital and department standards for infection control.
  • Performs regular administrated tasks of the pulmonary function lab including patient scheduling, registration, and telephone support.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent military training program
  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy

Preferred Education and Experience
  • 2 or more years experience in respiratory therapy or completed practicum in pulmonary function testing as part of respiratory therapy curriculum OR
  • 1 or more years experience in full-service pulmonary function lab

Required Licensure and Certification
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist (RT) - State Board of Healing Arts upon Hire
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS or BCLS) - American Heart Association (AHA) within 30 Days

Preferred Licensure and Certification
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist(RRT) - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 1 Year

Knowledge Requirements
  • Basic computer knowledge

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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