• University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

Position Description: a.) Performs routine tests (spirometry, lung volumes, diffusing capacity, airway pressures, bronchodilator evaluation, induced sputum, pentamidine treatments), specialized tests (exercise tests, arterial sampling, methacholine challenge studies, shunt studies, high altitude simulation studies), research protocols, performs and monitors quality controls.
b.) Maintains and monitors general integrity of equipment in both PFT and Exercise labs. Performs complex maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on instruments and equipment as needed. Calls Clinical Engineering when indicated.
c.) Possesses patience and skills necessary to deal with special problems (i.e.: longer test times, patients with cognitive difficulties, special testing requests, equipment malfunction.)
d.) Training and mentoring new employees/students in pulmonary lab and exercise lab.
e.) Shows initiative in development/implementation of new procedures; contributes in assessment of current techniques or does a project which directly benefits Pulmonary Diagnostics Services, HUP or patient care.
f.) Maintains/monitors supplies in assigned work area.
g.) Maintains and generates reports for procedures performed and requisite billing functions.
h.) Is aware of patient privacy rights in regards to procedures and tests.
Associated topics: ascp, blood collection, medical lab science, medical technologist, mlt, pathology, scientist, technician i, technician lab, testing

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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