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Job Summary

The Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory is seeking a full-time Pulmonary Technologist to provide complex patient care to our patients with pulmonary diseases.

Responsibilities*

Perform spirometry, plethysmography, single breath diffusion capacity, gas dilution FRC, bronchoprovocation, exercise testing, pulse oximetry, arterial punctures and ABG analysis in compliance with ATS and CAP guidelines. Set-up, calibrate, maintain laboratory equipment and perform general lab duties. Perform QC/QA. Perform equipment troubleshooting and coordinate with Clinical Engineering, MCIT and MGC Tech Support to resolve technical issues. Prepare, process and distribute reports on procedures and pulmonary mechanics.

Required Qualifications*

Minimum of an Associate’s Degree (or minimum of 62 semester hours of college credit and completed coursework in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics). Minimum of six months experience in healthcare related field. A registered Respiratory Therapist may be considered with two years experience in a pulmonary lab. Strong computer skills/experience required. Ability to work as part of a team and interact with faculty and staff.

PLEASE NOTE: Selected candidate must be able to move extended distances while transporting 20 lbs.

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree is preferable with a concentration in human physiology, kinesiology, exercise physiology or biology (later with premedical curriculum).

Work Schedule

40 hours, full-time.  Days, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.