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Therapist-Pulmonary Function

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Therapist-Pulmonary Function - Pulmonary Diagnostics 001 - Full-Time, Day - SVM-St Vincent's Riverside - Jacksonville, FL

Shift: Flexible - 07:00am - 3:30pm and every other Wednesday 06:00am- 2:30pm 

Ascension St. Vincent’s, based in Jacksonville, Florida, has served the people of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia since 1873. It is home to the largest cardiovascular program between Atlanta and Orlando. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, Ascension St. Vincent's is widely recognized for delivering quality, compassionate care.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

As an Associate with St. Vincent's HealthCare-FL, you will have the opportunity to provide diagnostic evaluation of pulmonary function in patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs ordered pulmonary function and pulmonary stress testing. Monitors and evaluates patient response during and after testing. Documents and reports testing results

  • Determines testing reference ranges and interprets results. Recognizes and corrects for invalid test results

  • Prepares, maintains and calibrates pulmonary function testing equipment. Maintains adequate levels of supplies used for testing. Troubleshoots equipment problems and reports needed repairs/replacements

  • Provides education and resources to patient and/or patient's family based on clinical implications

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum requirement licensed RRT with 3 years experience

  • Prefer PFT experience Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist

Required Qualifications:

  • One or more of the following credentials:

    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date

    • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care, licensure or eligible

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 378484
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: FLJAC St Vincents Medical Ctr
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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