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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.
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
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Minimum requirement licensed RRT with 3 years experience
Prefer PFT experience Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist
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
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