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Pulmonary Function Specialist - 1.0 FTE

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Pulmonary Function Specialist - 1.0 FTE

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Position Summary:

The Pulmonary Function Specialist performs complete pulmonary function studies including six minute walk test, methacholine challenges, arterial blood gasses and others RCP duties such as patient education (asthma education, inhaled medication use, smoking cessation) for the UMN Health Pulmonary Function Laboratory.

To be successful in this role, you must possess:

  • Two year degree in medical or science field or RCP.
  • CPFT is required by the end of the first year
  • One year experience in patient testing such as spirometry, patient education or respiratory therapy
  • Excellent computer skills. Excellent verbal, interpersonal and customer relation skills.


  • BS, BA, MS in a medical or science field. CPFT, RPFT, Certified Asthma Educator
  • One year or more experience in a complete pulmonary function testing laboratory
  • Experience with medical graphics pulmonary testing equipment and/or EPIC EMR experience EPIC super users.

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.


Pulmonary Function Specialist - 1.0 FTE