Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Function Lab
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 35636
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA: Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.50 Shift: Day Hours: 7:30a - 4:00p
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for performing all diagnostic procedures in the laboratory, using ATS criteria assisting in patient scheduling and education. Our Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist is responsible for performing high-quality pulmonary and cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing necessary to improve patient outcomes. The individual selected for this position will play a critical role in performing diagnostic testing as well as providing expertise to students, providers and other personnel who support practice site operations. A patient-facing position, this individual will provide integral education and support to patients and their families to ensure a positive patient experience.Â
Our Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist will participate in research opportunities that incorporate pulmonary and cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing, and will work with state-of-the-art equipment while collaborating with nationally recognized pulmonary providers. This important team member will have the opportunity to develop his or her skills in the field by contributing to the advancement of knowledge through research activities.Â
This is an exceptional opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist who would like to expand upon his or her expertise while being exposed to a wide range of patient populations. Â
Associate degree from an accredited CoARC respiratory therapist program
Must be legally credentialed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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