State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PULMONARY FUNCTION TECHNOLOGIST 2
Assist physicians in highly complex procedures such as fiberoptic bronchoscopies and progressive exercise studies;
Consult with medical staff regarding testing and research procedures;
Assist higher-level technologists with equipment calibration, quality control checks, supply inventory and ordering;
Draw and analyze arterial blood gas specimens;
Screen spirometric tests in outpatient clinics or at bedside;
Administer aerosolized bronchodilators;
Administer topical or subcutaneous local anesthetics;
Collect data; calculate and report results;
Schedule patients for tests;
Perform related duties as required.
Two years of experience as a Pulmonary Function Technologist 1 or equivalent
Certification as a Pulmonary Function Technologist by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
Revise class, adopted October 15, 1976.
Revise class. Revises title, adopted February 22, 1988.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications, adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6418), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007, effective
July 1, 2007