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Nuvance Health Registered Pulmonary Technologist 2 PRN in Danbury, Connecticut

Registered Pulmonary Technologist 2 PRN

Location: Danbury, CT, United States

Requisition ID: 50387

Salary Range: 27.91 - 51.83 HOURLY

Work Shift: As needed Monday - Friday 07:30 am to 4:00 p.m. based on the needs of the department.

FT/PT/PD: Per Diem

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

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Attention Registered Pulmonary Technologists looking for PRN work! The Danbury/New Milford Hospitals seek an RRT or CPFT from NBRC. (if you are not RRT, you must be registered within one year of hire.) Come work for a nationally recognized 7 hospital system and work alongside passionate and renowned respiratory professionals. If you have an Associates Degree, 3 years experience as an RT or Pulmonary Function Technologist (PFT) and are interested in PRN work, please send resume to

Christine.Petti@nuvancehealth.org

for immediate consideration. PRN rate up to $42/hour plus shift differentials.

Summary:

Performs and is available to work across the WCHN Network testing and assisting in basic and advanced procedures in the pulmonary lab on patients who require services provided by the department.

Responsibilities:

  1. Performs pulmonary function tests utilizing the sensor medics system.

  2. Performs metabolic stress testing utilizing the sensor medics system.

  3. Assists the physician during bronchoscopy and thorocentesis. Takes responsibility for ensuring samples procured during the procedure get properly labeled & sent to the laboratory.

  4. Performs Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) puncture and utilizes the current technology to analyze the sample. Ensures that the results are put into the Cerner Laboratory Computer System.

  5. Performs and documents quality controls & calibrations on all equipment.

  6. Assists the physician during specialty bronchoscopy procedures, EBUS and Navigational.

  7. Attends mandatory services & department meetings as per PEP standards.

  8. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: ASSOCIATE'S LVL DGRE

Other Information:

Required: Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy and a minimum of 3 years experience as Respiratory Therapist or Pulmonary Function Technologist.

RRT or CPFT from the National Board for Respiratory Care.

Must achieve RPFT within one year of hire.

Desired: Previous experience performing pulmonary function tests.

Working Conditions:

Manual: significant manual skills/motor coord & finger dexterity

Occupational: Some occupational risk

Physical Effort: Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force

Physical Environment: Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.

Credentials:RESP

Company: Danbury Hospital

Org Unit: 139

Department: Pulmonary Function

Exempt: No

Salary Range: $27.91 - $51.83 Hourly

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We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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