Cardiopulmonary Technologist

ID 2022-13915
Location
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Work Location
US-NC-Burlington
Division : Name
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Department : Name
ARMC-CARDIOLOGY
Category
RESPIRATORY THERAPY
Position Sub-Category
RESP THERAPIST
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.95
Workforce Status
Onsite
Work Hours
38.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Monday-Friday, 1st shift; variable days and some weekends
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Respiratory Therapist

Overview

Cardiopulmonary Technologists assist patients with diagnosis and treatment of medical problems in the heart and lungs. They administer such tests as Stress testing and related non- invasive Cardiology testing, Bronchoscopy, and Pulmonary Function Studies. This individual may also perform in the capacity of a Respiratory Care Practitioner with all of the job related activities of the position.

Responsibilities


Perform stress testing. Obtains brief History and pertinent lab results prior to testing to identify and contraindications for testing.

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Performs Pulmonary Functions according to the ATS standards.

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Performs other noninvasive Cardiology diagnostics and results according to hospital standards.

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Assures all PM is completed on equipment used in diagnostic testing.

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Maintains Quality Data pertinent to testing performed.

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Performs Bronchoscopy procedures independently after proper training period.

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Follows the Infection Control cleaning process relative to the procedure being performed.

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Assists with all Quality Assurance and Regulatory requirements of the Blood Gas Laboratory within the Cardiopulmonary Department. (including competencies)

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Associates, Respiratory Therapy, Required in Cardiopulmonary Science or Respiratory Care

Bachelors, Preferred

EXPERIENCE:
ECG Experience, Preferred

Can be trained in diagnostic testing if no experience in diagnostic testing.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

RCP | ARMC RESP CARE PRACTITIONER

RRT (NATL) | RRT National Resp Care Board

RT | RRT Reg Resp Therapist (STATE)

ACLS | Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Valid Driver's License | Valid Driver's License

RCP, RRT, BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider required

PREFERRED

CCI | ARMC CARDIOVASCULAR CREDENTIAL

CPFT, RPFT, CCI preferred

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