Respiratory Therapist PRN in Los Alamos, NM at Los Alamos Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center

This position examines patients with breathing-related conditions andconducts diagnostic testing.  Consults withphysicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient.  Performs physiotherapy and other treatmentsand teaches patients to use medications. Measures lung capacity and analyzes bloodsamples using a blood gas analyzer. Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patientoutcomes, current research, and best practices. Responds to codes andcalls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and deliversappropriate treatment.  Educatesthe patient and family about the patient's illness and provides informationabout community support groups and other resources.

Job Requirements

Requires Current Respiratory Therapy Licensure in the stateof NM.  Current BLS and ACLS uponhire.  PALS/ENPC and NRP must be obtainedwithin 6 months from hire.

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

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