Job Description

Location: Wadley Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 7/22/2022

Utilize knowledge, skills and judgement in providing direct and indirect patient care. Provide patient education. Perform emergency procedures and interventions. Provide safe practices for patients in all aspects of patient care activities. Pulmonary function testing as ordered by physicians. Examine and evaluate patients for respiratory problems. EKG’s operation, including recognition of basic arrhythmias. Operate medical equipment to carry out cardiopulmonary tests. Arterial punctures, blood gas analysis and interpretation of results. Setup, monitor and maintain ventilator, manage airway and tracheal suctioning. Stocking, maintenance, cleaning, and disinfection of respiratory therapy equipment. Treat patients with respiratory disease and conditions using specialize medical equipment. Provide interdepartmental assistance and support as needed within the scope of individual competency.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy or foreign equivalent or Graduate of an accredited School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Current BLS required.
  • ACLS, PALS, and NRP training within 90 days of employment.
  • Current Texas license.
  • Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as an RRT or CRT

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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