Pulmonary Function Technologist - Per Diem
- Full Time
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis caring for the whole personMedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetowns centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetowns healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. General Summary of Position: Responsible for the performing adult pulmonary function testing, stress testing, arterial punctures, and pulse oximetry for the laboratories in the Department of Medicine. Performs patient testing on adult patients, evaluates patient status and provides appropriate treatment and diagnostic tests. Maintains confidential patient files. Performs operations calibration, maintenance and troubling shooting of diagnostic, therapeutic and computer equipment. The incumbent can perform, inventory and ordering of supplies and medicine. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations andMedStar Georgetown University Hospital 's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications: Associate degree in Respiratory Therapyor equivalent degree in allied health profession with concentrated study in mathematics. Certification as Pulmonary Function Technologist preferred. Will considerCertification or Registered Respiratory Therapist Statisticalknowledge is essential. Knowledge of arterial blood draws, spirometry, flow volume loops, DLCO, lung volumes, BRONCHODILATOR and methacholine measurements and calibration. Knowledge of both adult and pediatric pulmonary functions and test procedures. Verbal ability required to understand medical terminology and technical language. Good written communication skills and computer knowledge essential. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.