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Trinity Health Pulmonary Technician - Pulmo Lab Tech in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Come join our Respiratory team at Mercy Medical Center, a member of Trinity Health Of New England!

Position Purpose

Selects and performs diagnostic tests of the Cardiopulmonary system, understand the effects of disease, and instruct or supervise others who perform these tasks. The Pulmonary Function Technologist can identify abnormalities and impairments of the cardiopulmonary system and know when to consult a physician. They can assess patient performance of a test and know when repetition or cessation of a procedure is required.

What you will do

  • Arranges for patient testing by obtaining appropriate supplies and equipment necessary to perform requested tests

  • Evaluates quality control data and calibrates testing equipment prior to testing

  • Interviews patients in order to gather and documents pertinent patient information; explains test procedures to patients or family members

  • Sets up, operates, and maintains required testing equipment

  • Performs a variety of routine pulmonary tests according to established procedures

  • Performs arterial punctures and aspiration from indwelling catheters to obtain blood samples

Minimum Qualifications

  • Work requires an Associate in Science degree, Respiratory Therapy with one to three (1-3) years of experience in respiratory care

  • MA state licensure required. CPFT or RPFT required or able to secure credential within one (1) year. CPR Certified

  • Work requires the analytical ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • Full time 32hr per week on days

  • Great Benefits and Health Insurance Coverage—starting Day One!

Ministry/Facility Information

Saint Francis Hospital is committed to exceeding the expectations of our patients and families by providing world-class service in a progressive, people-centered, compassionate health care environment. We are licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, are a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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