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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Pulmonary

Requisition ID:

22161062

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Wethersfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Mon-Fri

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

Job Summary

The Respiratory Care Practitioner performs pulmonary-function diagnostic tests for use by the physician in diagnosing and treatment of pulmonary disorders.  This includes conferring with the patient in the treatment room to explain the procedure and methods of breathing during the test.

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible to document test information in the patient’s medical record and oversees inventory of supplies needed.  In addition, the RCP is also responsible for calibration and maintaining diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions.

  • Performs pulmonary-function, lung capacity, diffusion capacity, and blood and oxygen tests for use by physician in diagnosing and treatment of pulmonary disorders. 
  • Calibrate, clean and maintain diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions.  The tech is also responsible for inventory and ordering of supplies. 
  • Effectively communicate with patients to elicit appropriate responses in order to derive meaningful data.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships and good customer service skills.

Qualifications

Education/Licensure:

  • Associates Degree
  • Credentialed as a certified respiratory therapist (CRT) or registered respiratory therapist (RRT)

Experience:

  • 1-year experience as a respiratory care practitioner

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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