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Respiratory Technician (Physician Practice)

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: Manahawkin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. The Respiratory Technican performs Pulmonary Functions tests under the medical direction, in the treatment, management, control, and diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies of the cardiopulmonary system.

  • Tech will be needed 1 or 2 days per week. Responsibilities A day in the life of a Respiratory Technician at Hackensack Meridian includes:
    • Able to retrieve orders from the pulmonologist: Independently retrieves orders from the pulmonologist and initiates new assignments without supervision.
    • Cares for patient requiring respiratory treatments: Demonstrates proficiency in performing a patient assessment, delivering prescribed therapy, and assessing treatment outcomes.
    • Independently assembles patient demographics and enters into the PFT machine.
    • Demonstrates Proficiency in operations and performing patient testing utilizing the V-Max Pulmonary Function Machine with Body Box
    • Provides patient/family education based on patient health needs; demonstrates ability to identify education needs of the patient
    • Familiar with all departmental policies and procedures; able to pass departmental competencies
    • Utilizes standard/universal precautions
    • Lifts a minimum of 15 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 15 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4-6 hours a day.
    • Other duties and/or projects as assigned. Qualifications
      • Current and valid New Jersey Respiratory Care license
      • BLS Certified
      • Demonstrates Proficiency in operations and performing patient testing utilizing the V-Max Pulmonary Function Machine with Body Box
      • Must be able to work 1-2 days per week ( roughly 24-32 hours a month)

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, Brick , Respiratory Technician (Physician Practice), Healthcare , Manahawkin, New Jersey

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