Respiratory Therapist Job Description

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We are currently seeking an experienced Respiratory Therapist with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate provides for his or her patients and exceeding expectations. As a licensed Respiratory Therapist your duties will include setting up and operating devices such as therapeutic gas administration apparatus and mechanical ventilators, providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information. A degree in respiratory therapy from an accredited program or college and an RCP license are required for consideration. Strong knowledge of pulmonary function and pulmonary rehabilitation and experience with respiratory equipment are the keys to success in this role.

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Under medical supervision, Respiratory Therapist evaluates, treats and manages acutely ill patients of all ages with abnormalities, deficiencies, and/or failure of the cardio-pulmonary system.

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As a Respiratory Therapist, you will be expected to evaluate and administer therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care and life support to patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders. To consult with physicians concerning the development and modification of patient care plans.

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The Respiratory Therapist performs a highly competent practitioner of respiratory care. The Respiratory Therapist will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

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Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management, nebulizer treatment, chest PT, drawing arterial blood gases, oxygen therapies, external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments.

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The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing basic and advanced respiratory care services in all clinical settings in the hospital. The therapist follows the orders of the patient’s physician, helps plan, evaluate and treat patients for acute and chronic Pulmonary issues while in the hospital setting. The Registered Respiratory Therapist collaborates with other health care providers for the patient’s continuum of care.

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Under the general direction of a physician and by prescription, the Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory therapy services and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Defined responsibilities are performed in all patient populations and in all patient service areas.

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The Respiratory Therapist is an advanced level respiratory care practitioner with assessment and therapeutic skills who can provide care to multiple patient populations. The Respiratory Therapist will provide quality care, develop and ensure patient plan of care collaboration with the multidisciplinary team including; physicians, registered nurses, and speech, occupational, and physical therapists. The Respiratory Therapist is a professional member of the team and who can implement respiratory therapy independently.

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Functions as a resource for departmental staff. Provides consultation for clinical problem solving. Communicates issues to physicians, nurses, or other departmental staff members.

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Seeking a Respiratory Therapist to join our team.

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