Pulmonary Function Technologist/ Advance Pulmonary Diagnostic Practice/22.5 Hours/Part Time with Benefits
About the Job
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Pulmonary Function Technologist Part Time with Benefits.
Successful candidate performs Pulmonary 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.
- Performs Pulmonary Function Testing. Performs FVL, FVC, Lung Volumes, DLCO, MVV as required. Checks and validates physician order for testing procedure
- Performs Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing.
- Performs Methacholine Challenges. Efficiently schedules patients. Reviews schedule with Pharmacy to insure optimal utilization of Provocholine.
- Maintains testing equipment. Generates appropriate paperwork to permit the interpretation of Pulmonary Function tests.
- Performs other duties as assigned
To qualify, you must have a Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy, Commission on Accreditation in Respiratory Care Education (CoARC) approved RT program, required. 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.
1 - 2 years of experience as a Pulmonary Function Testing experience. Experience with Vyaire equipment, preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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