Respiratory Therapist - SUPPLE in Roxboro, NC at Person Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Person Memorial Hospital

Job Summary

Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

Reports to: Pharmacy Director

non - exempt

Essential Functions

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

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Associate's degree preferred.

Other Certificate in Respiratory Therapy from an nationally approved accredited associate required.

Required Skills

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.

Certifications:

Basic Life Support BLS is required upon hire

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support  ACLS required upon hire

Pediatric Advance Life Support  PALS required within 90 days of hire.

Licenses: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and hold an active North Carolina Respiratory License.


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