Pulmonary Tech Job
Full Job Title: Pulmonary Tech
Job Number: 17015793
Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
Performs Spirometry, Flow Volume Studies, LungVolume Determination, Airway Resistance and Conductance (Body Plethysmography),Diffusion Capacity, Metabolic Studies, Arterial Blood Gas Analysis, BronchialChallenge, Exercise testing, 6 Minute Walk Tests and High Altitude SimulationTests.
MinimumEducation:High school graduate; formal training in pulmonary function technology - mustbe a graduate of an approved training program either in Respiratory Therapy or CardiopulmonaryTechnology, or equivalent.
MinimumExperience:Two years or more, working in a Pulmonary Function Laboratory or similarsetting - Must be able to perform spirometry, lung volume determinations, diffusingcapacity maneuvers, and blood gas analysis. Must be familiar with blood gasquality control procedures and troubleshooting blood gas analyzers.
Preferredexperience:Experience with body plethysmograph, automated blood gas analyzers (ABL520, BayerRP405), and exercise testing with exhaled gas analysis and arterial lineinsertion. Computer skills and use ofbasic applications (spreadsheet, word processing, data base functions) arehighly desirable.
Requiredlicensure/certification: CPFT, or equivalent required.
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