Yale New Haven Health System

  • RESP THERAPIST 1 PULM FUNC LAB

    Job ID
    68316
    Department
    CHILDRENS PULMONARY FUNCTION
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON-FRI (5) 8 HOUR DAYS *DAYS NEED TO BE FLEXIBLE TO MEET CLINIC NEEDS
    Work Hours
    8AM-4:30PM *HOURS NEED TO BE FLEXIBLE TO MEET CLINIC NEEDS
    Work Shift
    TRAVEL TO OTHER SITES REQUIRED
    Requisition ID
    2018-21436
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Performs pulmonary function, billing, calibrations, and maintenance of equipment.
    Patient and family centered care (PFCC) at YNHH is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the 4 principles of PFCC: participation, dignity and respect, information sharing, and collaboration. This includes providing service excellence by creating a great "First Impression" by demonstrating exemplary customer service skills for all customer groups including patients, families/friends, physicians, staff and support department personnel.
    Adheres to the "I Am YNHH" service excellence pledge and promotes a positive work environment.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Calibrates and maintains equipment to ensure accurate results.
      • 1.1 Performs daily calibration of pulmonary function testing equipment 00% of the time as observed by the supervisor.
    • 2. Performs exercise studies and pulmonary function tests to aid in the management and diagnosis of patients.
      • 2.1 Performs accurate, precise pulmonary function testing (inclusive of above) daily, 100% of the time as observed by the supervisor, applies age-specific criteria.
    • 3. Assists in submitting charges for services to ensure proper accounting for patients bills.
      • 3.1 On a daily basis, assists in submitting proper charges to billing department.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Requires an AS or BS degree in a science or preferably Respiratory Therapy. Requires Connecticut License as a Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCP) or Certified Pulmonary Function Technician (CPFT) certified before October 1997 or a licensed Registered Nurse.


    EXPERIENCE


    A licensed Respiratory Therapist or Certified Pulmonary Function Technician or a licensed Registered Nurse with at least one year of experience in their specified field.


    LICENSURE


    RRT, CRT, or RN


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    The technologic development and advances in the field of pulmonary medicine require up-to-date knowledge and experience in pulmonary function testing. Computer literacy and strong mathematical skills are also desired.


    PHYSICAL DEMAND


    Must be able to lift 40 pounds.


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