High school diploma or equivalent. College level courses in science and mathematics.
Graduate of an approved school of Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Technology for hires after 1-1-2010
1-3 years experience working in Pulmonary Function.
Presently holding RPFT or RRT credentials. Any incumbent hired on or after 01/01/2010 must maintain a Connecticut RCPT license.
Strong mathematical and science background, one year of college level courses in science and math is desirable. Excellent computer skills. Ability to troubleshoot equipment and work with testing and scheduling applications.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. They must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. They are occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.