National Jewish Health Pulmonary Physiology Technologist II in Denver, Colorado
Position SummaryResponsible and accountable for performing quality Pulmonary PhysiologyTesting in accordance with the standards set forth by American ThoracicSociety (ATS), the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC)and College of American Pathologists (CAP). This position works withininterdisciplinary teams to provide safe and personalized care for the patient.This position leads a specialty area of the department and is responsible formaintaining the highest standards of testing and training of all assignedtechnicians in the specified area.Essential Duties1. Performs high quality Pulmonary Physiology Testing to assist the physicianin the diagnosis of Pulmonary-Cardiopulmonary conditions in accordance withATS, AARC and CAP standards.2. Provides guidance to less experienced staff to assure high quality exams onall patients while serving as a role model for customer service.3. Prepares and completes all required documentation in a thorough andaccurate manner.4. Participates in quality improvement processes on an on-going basis,including monitoring quality control subjects and results in specific area ofresponsibility. Completes assigned project work in area of responsibility.5. Performs all related responsibilities associated with Pulmonary Physiologytesting to include operating and maintaining equipment in accordance withhospital and department safety policy and procedures.6. Monitors the quality of testing results produced in specific area ofresponsibility.7. Maintains continuing education requirements as outlined by specificcredentials through the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) andinstitutional policies.Core Values1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.3. Be respectful of all with whom you interact and follow the National JewishHealth Core Values.4. Be well groomed and dressed appropriately for your role.5. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies and theEmployee Handbook.6. Demonstrate a willingness to learn.7. Be able to communicate clearly, think clearly, and concentrate onassigned tasks.8. Wear ID badge visibly.9. Performs, as directed, safety compliance and uses Personal ProtectiveEquipment (PPE), as needed.10. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatoryagency requirements.Other Duties & Responsibilities (Optional)1. Performs all other duties as assigned.Key Competencies1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution asa team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problemsquickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspiresothers to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National JewishHealth.2. Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areasinvolved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of thejob; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a periodof time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others;assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completingassignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather thanhaving standards imposed.3. Coaching and Teaching Others: Providing timely guidance and feedback tohelp others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish atask or solve a problem.4. Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive,positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences.Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completingassignments.5. Patient Relations: Meeting patient and patient family needs; takingresponsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinicaloutcomes; using appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficultpatient situations and regain patient confidence.