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Pulmonary Lab Technician

Location
Norwalk, Connecticut
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Jun 2022

An exciting new opportunity just opened for a Registered Respiratory Therapist/Pulmonary Lab Tech within an award winning, magnet-designated healthcare organization in the Connecticut / New York region.  This RRT will join a phenomenal team dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care to the community it serves.

This 300+ bed, non profit hospital is looking for a Respiratory Therapist to join their organization that is repeatedly honored by U.S. News and World Report as a "High Performing" healthcare facility that offers extraordinary care in Cardiovascular Services, Surgical Services, Cancer treatments, Women's Services, along with many more. 

The Respiratory Therapist/Pulmonary Lab Tech performs a variety of pulmonary diagnostic tests and blood gas analysis to aid physicians in monitoring, diagnosis, and/or treatment of patients with pulmonary or related disorders as deemed appropriate by the Physician.  This role is able to perform the regular duties of a staff Respiratory Therapist when required.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Performs blood gas analysis on patient samples according to laboratory standards and reports these results to patient units or physicians utilizing the hospital information system and departmental policy.
  • Performs pulmonary function tests on patients and reports preliminary results to physician.
  • Coaches patients to obtain the best possible results and always comments on patient effort.
  • Performs other pulmonary diagnostic procedures as requested by a physician, such as Exercise testing, Metabolic testing, Walking oximetry, Arterial Blood Gas draws, HAST testing, and Sweat testing.

The ideal Pulmonary Lab Tech/ RRT will meet the following criteria: 

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist with current Connecticut State License. 
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications   
  • One year of previous experience in pulmonary diagnostics is desired. 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • Certification and/or Registration as a Pulmonary Technologist by the NBRC preferred.

The Respiratory Therapist will enjoy a town that boasts a great school district and is a perfect place to raise a family. There are also many attractions, such as beautiful beaches, unique shops, and exquisite dining. This hospital offers a competitive base salary, an array of benefits, and a great place to work. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the best healthcare systems in the region. 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 609781370-2
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Clinical Management Consultants
  • Location: Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent