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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Posted: 03/24/2024

A registered respiratory therapist will provide basic respiratory therapy, diagnostics and monitoring to patients of all ages.

Essential Functions and Job Duties

  • Performs assessment (chest auscultation, need for therapy, ABG results) on assigned patients as ordered by a physician; demonstrates accurate assessment skills in relation to age of patient.
  • Establishes priorities and plan of care based on assessment.
  • Provides care according to respiratory standards of practice.
  • Documents tolerance to treatments and patient variances; revises plan of care to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Completes all annual educational requirements; demonstrates competency in respiratory areas, including assessment, 02 administration, patient ventilators, treatment, medications, etc.
  • Documents care; completes CQI projects.
  • Participates in continuing education and development of department staff by providing inservices and acting as a resource to staff in a specific specialty area of respiratory care (i.e. ventilator management)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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