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Location:
Manhattan, New York
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

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FGP Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist – NYU Grossman School of Medicine

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation’s top-ranked medical schools. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Cert Pulm Function Technol.

In this role, the successful candidate Performs Pulmonary Function testing which includes Lung Volumes, Spirometries, and Diffusion Capacity. Perform Methacholine Challenges as required. Responsible for performing daily quality assurance on the equipment to insure the quality and validity of the tests performed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs Pulmonary Function and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing. Performs FVL, FVC, Lung Volumes, DLCO, MVV as required. Checks and validates physician orders for testing procedures.
  • Performs Methacholine Challenges. Efficiently schedules patients. Reviews schedule with Pharmacy to ensure optimal utilization of Provocholine.
  • Maintains testing equipment. Generates appropriate paperwork to permit the interpretation of Pulmonary Function tests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy, Commission on Accreditation in Respiratory Care Education (CoARC) approved RT program. American Medical Association approved Respiratory Therapy Program Required. Current and valid New York State Respiratory Therapist (RTT) License or Respiratory therapy Technician License Required. Current registration from National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Required. Basic Life Support (BLS) Required. Excellent communication (both oral and written), customer service, and interpersonal skills Required. Basic computer skills Required. Understands admitting protocols for outpatients Required..

Required Licenses:

Respiratory Therapy Tech-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:

1-2 years Pulmonary Function Testing experience Preferred.

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