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Pulmonary Function & Rehab Service Coordinator

Potsdam, New York

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Job ID REQ_170473 FACILITY St Lawrence Health LOCATION Potsdam, New York


At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.


Responsible for the ongoing implementation of Pulmonary Function services for both the outpatient setting. Assures compliance with all departmental policies and procedures. Ensures that each patient referred to Pulmonary Rehabilitation meets program criteria. Maintains all participants records in accordance with accepted regulatory standards. Evaluates program effectiveness with ongoing Performance Improvement monitors, including outcomes measures. In conjunction with the Director of Respiratory Services, researches for opportunities to expand existing programs and build new programs to meet the community's needs. In collaboration with the Director of Respiratory Services is responsible for assisting with the ongoing marketing of services. Adheres to the professional standards of the National Board for Respiratory Care, the New York State Education Department and Canton Potsdam Hospital. Assists the Clarkson University Masters Physical Therapy Program with training and clinical experience during their Cardio-pulmonary semester.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Full-Time

LOCATION: CPH OutPatient Services

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory Therapy

SCHEDULE: Dayshift. 37.5 hours per week


  • Required: Graduate of AMA approved two year Respiratory school or equivalent. Must hold a Pulmonary Function Technician certification credential by NBRC within one year of appointment to the position.
  • Preferred: Bachelor degree in Respiratory Care, RPFT qualification, CCRP certification.
  • Required: Current NYS Respiratory Therapy Technician license from NYS Dept of Education.
  • Current BLS certification
  • Preferred: Current NYS Respiratory Therapist license from NYS Department of Education.
  • Registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  • Required: Pulmonary Function Testing, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Preferred: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Care


  • Strategic: In collaboration with Respiratory Director researches opportunities to expand existing programs and build new programs to meet the community's needs in relationship to outpatient pulmonary function testing and outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Operational: Under the direction of the Respiratory Director, complies with operational goals and objectives, measures and monitors, routinely communicating results. In conjunction with the Director of Respiratory Services, addresses adverse trends and outcomes through development and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Quality: In collaboration with the Respiratory Director, Identifies evidence-based quality indicators for operational area, develops measures of quality and implements continuous quality improvement processes to achieve benchmark quality outcomes.
  • Financial: In collaboration with the Respiratory Director, ensures effective practices are in place for cost control, waste reduction, allowing for high quality testing/services and timely charge capture and results reporting.
  • Service: In collaboration with the Respiratory Director, assures a superior level of customer service, incorporating the needs and concerns of customers into the care provided. Reviewed feedback and under the guidance of the Director of Respiratory Services, creates action plans to address customer concerns/feedback.

Pay Range $32.00 - $37.98

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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