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Pulmonary Function Tech Job in Boardman, Ohio US

Pulmonary Function Tech

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Boardman, OH

Posted: 5/15/2021 - Expires: 8/13/2021

Job ID: 227327511

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About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

PRN (As Needed) For Boardman, Warren, Boston Heights and North Canton

Summary:
Performs assessments and pulmonary functions of inpatients and outpatients demonstrating abnormalities of the pulmonary system.

Responsibilities:
1.Responsible for the completion of multiple procedures.

2.Document patient tests in the electronic medical record.

3.Participate in department quality initiatives and proficiency in the pulmonary function testing software.

4.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

5.Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1.Experience in care of asthma patients with experience in a pediatric PFT laboratory preferred.

2.Licensed to practice respiratory care in the state of Ohio is required.

3.Must have obtained and maintain Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification.

4.Membership in the American Thoracic Society (ATS) is preferred.

5.Experience working with various levels within an organization is required.

6.Experience in healthcare is preferred.

7.Strong problem-solving skills are required.

8.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

9.Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.

10.Experience working with an electronic medical record system (i.e. EPIC) is preferred.

Education and Experience
1.Education: Associate degree in respiratory care is required, Bachelor degree is preferred.

2.Licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in the state of Ohio is required.

3.Certification:  Must be a Credentialed Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) or a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) who will obtain the CPFT credentialing with 12 months from date of hire.

4.Registered Pulmonary Function Tech is preferred.

5.Years of relevant experience:  Minimum of 2 years of experience is preferred.

6.Years of supervisory experience: None.

On Call

FTE:  0.001000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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