Pulmonary Function Tech

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018

Job Description

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O ne of NC's largest health systems, recently ranked as the #1 Best Hospital in NC, and the region's only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system , Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well .

Job Summary: Registered Respiratory Therapist supporting the outpatient and inpatient Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab. Performs pulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients of all age groups with a variety of medical diagnoses. These procedures include, but are not limited to: Pulmonary Functions Testing, Metabolic Cart/Indirect Calorimetry, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, Arterial Blood Gas puncture and analysis, 6 minute walk testing, and administration of medical gases, aerosols, and pharmacologic agents related to diagnostic procedures. Assures quality testing and management of resources for patient care with continual organizational improvement and oversite by the appointed Medical Director. Performs other related diagnostic and treatment modalities as assigned in relation to operations in the Cardiopulmonary Diagnostic Lab.

Required Education: Associate Degree in Respiratory Care

Required License: Registered Respiratory Therapist with NBRC, Current NC License by NCRCB, BLS.

Preferred License: Registered by the NBRC as a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist or Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist.

Preferred Experience: 1-Year PFT Testing Experience