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Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Medicine

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional 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.

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Discounts

SUMMARY
Responsible for providing clinical support to medical providers in a pulmonary / sleep medicine physician practice setting and under the direction of a physician. Support provided must be within the employee’s education, experience and scope of clinical practice; and will include but not be limited to triaging patient & referring physician phone calls, rooming patients in exam rooms, taking vital signs, collecting & documenting pertinent patient information, conducting tests, providing patient equipment and providing patient & family education. The position provides clerical support on an as needed basis. Provide superior customer service by modeling the Brand Promise and Core Values.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: 1561 Long Pond Rd, Suite 408 Rochester, NY / 10 Hagen Drive, Suite 200 Rochester, NY

DEPARTMENT: Unity Pulmonary Medicine & Unity Sleep Disorders Center

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday; Days | 7:30am - 4:00pm and/or 8:00am - 4:30pm

ATTRIBUTES

  • Associate’s degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent certificate; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • New York State Respiratory Therapist license with current registration, including credentials received prior to 9/1993
    OR
  • New York State Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT) license AND National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) active credentials as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
  • Minimum 3 years respiratory therapy experience preferred
  • 1 year pulmonary function testing experience preferred
  • Pulmonary Function Technology certification preferred


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively triages phone calls from patients and referring physicians.
  • Greets patients, collects pertinent information (including CPAP performance and compliance data for sleep medicine patients), and prepares them for examination by the medical providers.
  • Effectively and efficiently conducts pulmonary function and other testing consistent with scope of practice, training and experience.
  • Provides patients with prescribed equipment and supplies; facilitates CPAP therapy with durable medical equipment (DME) providers, and provides related patient / family education regarding use.
  • Provides patient / family education regarding pulmonary diseases, sleep disorders, testing, treatments, and behavior modification.
  • Coordinate care with other providers (including DME providers), diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation services.
  • Supports clinical activities of the practice which include but are limited to; meeting with CPAP equipment representatives regarding new and updated equipment, maintaining supplies inventories, and checking / maintaining equipment.
  • Provides assistance to clerical staff on an as needed basis.

EDUCATION:

  • AS: Respiratory Therapy (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • RTT - Respiratory Therapy Technician - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
  • CRT - Certified Respiratory Therapist - The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

PAY RANGE: $32.50 - $43.50

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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