Kaiser Permanente Respiratory Pulmonary Function Technician (Bellevue, 1.0FTE) in Bellevue, Washington

Performs specific diagnostic pulmonary tests per physician prescription, including complete spirometry, DLCO (Diffusing Capacity of the lung for Carbon Monoxide), and Body Plethysmography. Serves as a resource to physicians and other staff regarding technical aspects of pulmonary tests.Maintains quality of pulmonary function test results by performing equipment calibration per manufacturers guidelines. Provides timely and accurate reporting of test results..

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs complete spirometry, DLCO (Diffusing Capacity of the lung for Carbon Monoxide), and Body Plethysmography.

  • Serves as a resource to physicians and staff regarding technical aspects of pulmonary testing.

  • Provides timely and accurate reporting of Pulmonary Function test results.

  • Maintains quality of pulmonary test results by performing equipment calibration per manufacturers guidelines.

  • Performs and insures appropriate disinfection of Pulmonary Function Test equipment.

  • Participates in QA relating to Pulmonary Function testing.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year ofexperience as Pulmonary Function Test Technician.

Education

  • Graduate of two (2) year Respiratory Therapy program OR one of the following certifications: CRCP or RRCP

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • CPFT credential required within 6 months of hire date.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Pulmonary Function Tests.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years experience as Pulmonary Function Test Technician.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Four (4) year graduate of Respiratory Therapy Program or science-related degree.

  • Additional education in pulmonary diagnostic testing.

  • Knowledge of diagnostic studies, spirometry, DLCO (Diffusing Capacity of the lung for Carbon Monoxide), and Body Plethysmogrphy.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Respiratory Pulmonary Function Technician (Bellevue, 1.0FTE)

LOCATION: Bellevue, Washington

REQNUMBER: 703240

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.