Respiratory Therapist

City
Kokomo
State
IN
Min Salary
$45,000.00
Max Salary
$75,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides respiratory therapy services for patients of the hospital as ordered by a physician to include interventional procedures, conducting pulmonary function testing, cardiac stress tests, holter monitoring, ECG, and arterial blood gas analysis, and emergency respiratory support.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

New Grads Welcome to Apply

Graduate of an approved JRCRTE Program

Associate degree or higher preferred.

Licensure, Registry, Certification:

Certified as a CRTT or Certified as an RRT

DSHS License

CPR

Personal Job related skills:

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Able to work independently

Experience:

One (1) years experience as a Certified Cardiopulmonary Technician

Critical Care experience preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Performs pulmonary function testing on patients. 2. Administers gas and aerosol therapy and IPPB therapies 3.Performs arterial punctures and analysis of the blood for ABG's. 4. Maintenance and removal of secretions through various methods. 5. Places patents on ventilators and monitors them continuously. 6. Performs routine ECG's and prepares them for physical interpretation. 7. Provides care appropriate for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients served based on demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. 8. Assesses and interprets data on neonate and the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients' status to identify patients' requirements relative to their age specific needs and provides care needed as stipulated in departmental policy. 9. Discusses the condition and treatment of patients with the patient's physician, cardiopulmonary consultant, and cardiopulmonary staff members and recommends changes in cardiopulmonary care when indicated.

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Respiratory Therapist: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

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