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Pulmonary Function Technologist- PRN

Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC
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Pulmonary Function Technologist- PRN at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Pulmonary Function Technologist- PRN


PRN / Per Diem



Position Summary: Responsible for the performing adult pulmonary function testing, stress testing, arterial punctures, and pulse oximetry for the laboratories in the Department of Medicine. Performs patient testing on adult patients, evaluates patient status and provides appropriate treatment and diagnostic tests.  Maintains confidential patient files. Performs operations calibration, maintenance and troubling shooting of diagnostic, therapeutic and computer equipment.  The incumbent can perform, inventory and ordering of supplies and medicine.  These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. 

Required Education and Training: Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent degree in allied health profession with concentrated study in mathematics. Certification as Pulmonary Function Technologist preferred. Will consider Certification or Registered Respiratory Therapist

Required Experience: Statistical knowledge is essential.  Knowledge of arterial blood draws, spirometry, flow volume loops, DLCO, lung volumes, BRONCHODILATOR and methacholine measurements and calibration.  Knowledge of both adult and pediatric pulmonary functions and test procedures.  Verbal ability required to understand medical terminology and technical language.  Good written communication skills and computer knowledge essential.  Coaching patients to perform testing



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