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Pulmonary Function Tech Mercy Health St Vincent

Requisition R029738 Market Toledo, OH Department Respiratory Therapy - St. Vincent Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Part-time

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Performs a variety of pulmonary and diagnostic procedures including the evaluation of preliminary data and recommending or performing testing per department policy. This is done in a variety of settings including all in-patient areas, OR, ICU’s and outpatient setting. Maintains all equipment, orders supplies, help transport patient as needed.

 Experience is Preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Collect and evaluate relevant clinical history from patients. Records accurately all pertinent data needed to complete laboratory forms per established department policy. Measures and records accurately all physical data from patients (height, weight) per established department policy.

Instructs patients and elicits cooperation in performing diagnostic Pulmonary Function testing procedures.

Verifies calibration and records values with 100% accuracy on a daily basis for laboratory equipment per established department policy.

Data and file management. (Enters all procedural charges into hospital billing system daily. Interacts with department computer scheduling programs. Accesses hospital Critical Care System (CCS) to obtain pertinent patient data.)

Operates and maintains all equipment and trouble shoot with biomed/manufacture.

Age Related Competency. Participates in Age Specific Competency Training, within 12-month period of time and has demonstrated the ability to obtain information and assess patient/customer needs for the following age group(s)Adolescent (5-17 yrs; Adult (18-64 yrs.); Geriatric (65-+ yrs.).

Applies the knowledge of growth and development stages in direct patient/customer interactions, as observed by the supervisor, for the following age group(s) Adolescent (5-17 yrs; Adult (18-64 yrs.); Geriatric (65-+ yrs.). Understands the range of treatment and or services needed by the different age groups served Adolescent (5-17 yrs; Adult (18-64 yrs.); Geriatric (65-+ yrs.).as observed by supervisor.

• Must show positivity and patience with all testing of all patient ages

• Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Minimum

Associates Degree

Specialty/Major: Respiratory Care

Preferred Education:

Bachelors

Other

Specialty/Major: RRT/CPFT/RPFT

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

Required: Maintains a current Ohio license and credentials including the required CEU’s

Must challenge and successfully pass Certification Exam Pulmonary Function Technologist within 18 months of excepting the position.

EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree in Respiratory care.

Due to the involvement of critically ill patients, 5 years of previous Respiratory Care experience in a hospital setting.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal patient care environment with little exposure to noise, dust, temperature and the like.
  • Lifts weights of approximately 20 lbs., must be able to move freely a large “H” size cylinder of oxygen on a cart.
  • Substantial physical effort exerted up to fifty percent of work time.
  • Ability to walk, stand, and bend more than eighty percent of time.
  • Frequent (fifty to eighty percent of work time) exposure to adverse conditions.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Respiratory Therapy - St. Vincent

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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