Job Description

Job Title: Pulmonary Technologist Temporary
Job ID: 754170
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: various hours as needed
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: OP Comp Lung Center
Location: 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

PURPOSE:
Under the general supervision of the Medical and Administrative Directors of Pulmonary Services the Pulmonary Function Technologist will perform general diagnostic testing and instruct patients in the pulmonary evaluation process.



Responsibilities:

 

  • Performs exercise desaturation; six-minute walk studies and home oxygen evaluation procedures, including arterial blood gas punctures and hemoglobin samples
  • Performs a complete range of pulmonary diagnostic tests including spirometery, lung volumes and diffusion capacity. Administers respiratory care medications as they relate to performance of pulmonary function testing as delineated in policies /protocols.
  • Performs comprehensive bronchoprovocation challenge testing procedures.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or two years of college with a science and math background or degree in a related field.
  • Previous experience in healthcare setting a plus.
  • Must be able to interact with unstable patients.



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

Salary Range: $0

Union Position: No

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