Respiratory Therapist Reg TEMP in Lander, WY at SageWest

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

SageWest Healthcare - Riverton

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for safely and effectively administering all phases of respiratory care per departmental procedures.  

Performing respiratory care activities for All ages Neonates thru geriatric  

Accurate patient assessment for respiratory care

Patient Education on respiratory care procedures 

Administering respiratory medications via SVN, MDI & DPI

Reviews patient information and recommends appropriate therapy to the ordering physicians

Performs Cardio pulmonary testing (EKG's, PFT's etc...)

Set up, Maintain and Manage Non invasive positive pressure devices and ventilators 

Cleaning and disinfection of respiratory equipment 

Performs all duties in an independent manner with little or no direct supervision and performs other duties as required/directed.

Records therapy and medication administration electronically 

Job Requirements

Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care preferred.Respiratory Therapy Practitioner with current Wyoming License.  May be either a Certified Technician or a Registered Therapist.Able to read and interpret medical terms, physician orders and other documentsMust be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, physicians, patients, and familiesCurrent BLS certificationCurrent ACLS certification or obtain within 90 daysCurrent PALS certification or obtain within 90 daysCurrent NRP certification or obtain within 90 days2+ years experience in a Respiratory Department preferred
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