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Per Diem Pulmonary Function Technologist
Full/Part Time: Per Diem
Location/Affiliates: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Department: A08 - Respiratory
Requisition Number: EHC14-50171
-Administers a variety of pulmonary tests, e.g., pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometry, lung volumes, lung diffusion, etc., to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of various pulmonary disorders.
-Makes the necessary arrangements for testing of patients, including scheduling, ward transport, etc., to ensure smooth and efficient process.
-Following established procedures, prepares patient for pulmonary function testing, attaching all necessary equipment, etc. At established intervals, monitors equipment to ensure safety.
-Analyzes and reports data on a daily basis. Test results and reports are given to physicians as required.
-Manages and maintains all equipment necessary for pulmonary function testing, including the spirometer, report printer, etc. Performs minor repairs, cleans and disinfects and readies the equipment for use. Frequently contacts personnel inside and outside the hospital including the Lab Attending, the department director, repair companies, equipment vendors to assist in maintaining or ordering new equipment and supplies.
-Carries out various clerical duties for the smooth operation of the department, such as interviewing patients prior to testing to obtain relevant personal data. Prepares reports for physicians, documents test results, updates patients' files, handles correspondence, ensures patient billing records are up-to-date and answers phones.
-Performs any other duties as required.
-Maintains a safe, orderly work area and work practices.
-Sufficient interpersonal, verbal and written skills enabling good communication with physicians, nurses, managerial and administrative personnel, co-workers and patients.
-Possession of a current New York State Department of Education license and registration to practice as a Respiratory Therapist.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.