Reg Respiratory Therapist in Henderson, NC at Maria Parham Health

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maria Parham Health

Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.  Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.  Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.

Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.  Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.  Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.

Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent

Associate’s degree
Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Licensure

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran