The Pediatric Specialties Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) is the clinical home for children and families seeking care across multiple pediatric subspecialties at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The primary mission of the ACU is to partner with our doctors, nurses and other providers to deliver excellent care and customer service. We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and self-driven Respiratory Therapist to provide complex patient care to pediatric patients with pulmonary diseases. This individual will share our priorities which include: high quality medical care, excellent customer service, safety of staff and patients, efficiency, employee satisfaction, stewardship of resources and the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
Perform spirometry, plethysmography, diffusing capacity, broncho provocation, cardiopulmonary exercise testing and six-minute hall walk
Perform sweat collection and analysis for the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
Assist with flexible bronchoscopies in the operating room and in the intensive care units
Perform environmental Allergy Testing
Perform annual respiratory assessment/evaluation of patient devices and home respiratory care for families with complex medical diagnoses
Calibrate, trouble shoot, and perform QC/QA on all test systems and analyzers
Prepare, process, and distribute reports to patient EMR and testing systems
Perform PFT duties in CW ambulatory clinics, as well as various offsite clinics as assigned (East Ann Arbor, Northville, Ypsilanti, Brighton).
NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist licensed in the state of Michigan
Minimum of two years’ experience in respiratory care
Strong computer skills/experience
Strong communication skills
Ability and desire to test and interact with children from birth to adult and their families
Ability to prioritize work assignment and be flexible as workload changes throughout the day
Ability to work closely with a small team in partnership and respect, to provide the best care to patients and families
Ability to work closely and respectfully with faculty and staff
RPFT or CPFT certification
Asthma Educator Certification
Knowledge/experience with EPIC EMR
Experience working with children in a medical setting
Experience/competency in pulmonary function procedures
Experience with/knowledge of assisting providers with flexible bronchoscopies
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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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169488
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