National Jewish Health Pulmonary Physiology Technologist in Denver, Colorado
Position SummaryResponsible and accountable for performing quality Pulmonary PhysiologyDiagnostic Testing in accordance with the standards set forth by AmericanThoracic Society (ATS), the American Association of Respiratory Care(AARC) and College of American Pathologists (CAP). This positionworks within interdisciplinary teams to provide safe and personalized care forEssential Duties1. Performs high quality pulmonary physiology diagnostic testing to assist thephysician in the diagnosis of Pulmonary-Cardiopulmonary conditions inaccordance with ATS, AARC and CAP standards.2. Prepares and completes all required documentation in a thorough andaccurate manner.3. Performs all related responsibilities associated with Pulmonary Physiologytesting to include operating and maintaining equipment in accordance withhospital and department safety policy and procedures.4. Participates in quality improvement processes on an on-going basis,including acting as quality control subject as assigned.5. Maintains continuing education requirements as outlined by specificcredentials through the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) andinstitutional policies.6. Provides guidance to less experienced staff to assure high quality exams onall patients.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 Jewish Health.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. 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.4. 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.5. Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; takingaction to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.6. Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, andopportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions;using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developingappropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with availablefacts, constraints, and probable consequences.Minimum QualificationsA minimum of two (2) years of recent and related experience preferred.