Under the supervision of the Respiratory Therapy Director and upon request of the physician, set up and operate various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness.
Explain purpose and procedure of treatments, tests and equipment to the patient and properly document all education given to patient(s) and their caregivers on the patient education form in the patient’s chart.
Provide care for the adult or geriatric patient, ages 18 years and over.
Perform arterial puncture and properly label and prepare sample for transport to contract lab for analysis.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION (SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION)er
Graduate of approved AMA School of Respiratory Technology.
Credentialed by the NBRC and licensed to practice in the state
Able to work under stress and in emergency situations