Pulmonary Function Technologist/UKHC

Job description

The Pulmonary Function Technologist will perform diagnostic procedures related to lung function including selecting and setting up equipment, instructing patients, and calculating and collecting data. They will also be responsible for the operations, cleaning, storing and disinfection of equipment; performing quality control; and providing superior customer service through direct contact and answering the phone.

Job Title
Pulmonary Function Technologist/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Pulmonary Function Technologist

Department Name
H3410:Therapeutic Services

Work Location

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The ability to lift, push, and/or pull objects weighing over 50 lbs.; stand and/or walk for extended periods of time with objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; perform tasks requiring a substantial amount of kneeling and reaching overhead; and working in confined spaces. This position may also involve exposure to loud noises and/or bloodborne/airborne pathogens.


Primarily days, Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm. Some nights, holidays, and/or weekends may be needed in order to meet departmental and office needs.


The ideal candidate will have patient care experience pertaining to pulmonary function; the ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects while accurately completing routine functions in a fast-paced, high-intensity, professional work environment; proficiency in Microsoft Office systems; will possess excellent attention to detail, planning, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills; the ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service; will display good time management and judgment; and will have respect for diversity.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate's degree in Respiratory Care or related field; pulmonary function and hospital employment experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following National Board of Respiratory Care Credentials do you have or are eligible for?
    • None
    • Certified Respiratory Therapist-CRT (only)
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist-RRT
  2. * Do you have a current Kentucky respiratory care practitioner's license or are eligible to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your amount of paid work experience as a pulmonary function technologist(CPFT).
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

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    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/6/2018
    Application Due: 12/20/2018
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