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Certified Pulmonary Function Tech/LPN - PFT Clinic

Job Details

Job Ref:
R0066805
Category:
LPN
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Location:
206 Cornelia St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Department:
CVPH - MG Pulm, Sleep Lab
Job Type:
Regular
Primary Shift:
Day
Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Estimated Hours per Week:
40
Bi-Weekly Hours:
80
Weekend Needs:
As Scheduled
Pay Rate:
$32.32 - $46.86 per hour

External candidates are eligible for a one-time sign-on bonus of $7,500 (prorated for part-time roles). 

The Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist/Licensed Practice Nurse (CPFT/LPN) performs a variety of pulmonary diagnostic tests including, but not limited to, pulmonary function, oximetry, FENO testing, home sleep studies, and administration of DME. The CPFT/LPN performs routine quality control testing on the pulmonary function equipment and maintains patients’ files. The CPFT/LPN works independently in the Pulmonary Function laboratory. AHA-BLS certification is required however, certification is not a qualifying factor to obtain the position. 

The CPFT/LPN will also support patient care in the capacity of LPN as needed.
 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education/Skills Required:

1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. 
2. Currently licensed as a Licensed Practice Nurse in New York State.
3. Registered or Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist preferred.
4. LPN candidates currently credentialed by NBRC (National Board of Respiratory Care) as a Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist or those currently eligible for credentialing through NBRC will be considered first.  
5. LPN’s not currently NBRC eligible, must have or be willing to complete 62 credit hours required for credentialing within 1year of hire from a college or university accredited by its regional association or its equivalent, including college credit level courses in biology, chemistry, and mathematics. 
6. AHA-BLS is required within 6 months of hire or a current non-AHA-BLS card will be honored up to date of renewal. 
7. Candidates with previous Medical Office, Pulmonary Function Testing and DME experience will be considered first.

As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.

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