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PrimaCARE, P.C.

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Position: Pulmonary Function Technologist
Location: Fall River, MA
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The technologist is responsible for scheduling and performing pulmonary function testing (PFT).  The technologist will assist in creating clinical protocols, clinical testing, operational policy, regulatory guidelines and EMR workflow.

The duties and responsibilities of the Pulmonary Function Technologist shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assesses patients and correlates clinical findings with exam requests with providers.
  • Assesses the patient’s ability to undergo the procedure.
  • Obtain pertinent data from patient’s chart and document all data.
  • Educates patient for examination including, Spirometry, pre/post bronchodilator, Body Plethysmography, DLCO, Oximetry, Rest &/or Exercise, MCC, and MIP/MEP testing.
  • Maintains & calibrates PFT equipment.
  • Prepares Meth choline solutions for MCC tests.
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Tracks supply levels and ordering.
  • Accurately charges for services rendered.
  • Verifies and correct ALL PFT reports prior to forwarding to ordering physician.
  • Serves as technical contact for point-of-care testing compliance.
  • Serve as a resource of comprehensive knowledge of routine and complex procedures and testing.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for testing.
  • Follow all infection control policies and procedures.

Benefits for our Permanent Placements Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • 401K/ROTH and Safe Harbor Plans
  • Paid Time Off

Minimum Requirements and Skills:

  • Must have a National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) certification with State of Mass license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and special interest and study in Pulmonary Function Testing (RPFT).
  • Must have certification in BLS/CPR and have completed a formal program of study accredited by the CAHEA (Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation) or equal to the completion of two to four years of college and a minimum of four years of clinical experience in a clinical environment.

About PrimaCARE, P.C.:

Prima Care, P.C. was founded in 1996 and is a large, multi-specialty medical group serving southeastern New England.  With over 150 providers, including primary care physicians and a broad range of specialists, we offer quality health care, a diversity of services and treatments, convenient and friendly service, and state-of-the-art testing facilities to support your diagnosis and treatments.
In addition to our main Fall River campus and walk-in Center, Prima Care has medical offices and Walk-In centers in Somerset, Westport, and Dartmouth, as well as satellite offices in Tiverton, Rhode Island.  We also provide care in patient’s homes, nursing homes and hospitals and two Outpatient Physical Therapy clinics located in Fall River and Somerset, MA.
We live and work by the golden rule and our company values that include integrity, respect, professionalism, ethical behavior and partnership.