Allied

Registered Respiratory Therapist

ID: 45324812 Shift: 5×8 Hr 7p-7a Description: Provide emergency care, such as artificial ventilation, external cardiac massage, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Monitor patient’s physiological response to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur. Set up and operate devices, such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment. Work as part of a tema of physicians, nures, or other healthcare professional to manage pateint care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties. Maintain charts that contain patients’ perinent identification and therapy information. Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition. Relay blood analysis results to the physician. Inspect, clean, test, and maintain respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, ordering repairs when necessary. Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears. Make emergency visits to resolve euipment problems. Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, or medications and dosages, compatible with physicians’ orders. Enforce safety rules and ensure careful adherence to physicians’ orders. Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management technigques, such as breathing exercises or the use of medications or respiratory equipment. Perform bronchopulmonary drainage adn assist or instruc patients in perform of breathing exercises. Conduct test, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), stress testing, or lung capacity tests, to evaluate patients’ cardiopulmonary function. Perform pulmonary function and adjust equipment to obtain optimum results in therapy. Demonstrate respiratory care procedures to tranees or ohter healthcare personnel. Use a variety of testing techniques to assist doctors in cardiac or pulmonary research or to diagnose disorders. Transport patients to the hospital or within the hospital. Teach, train, supervise, or use the assistance of students, respiratory therapy technicians, or assistants. Perform endotracheal intubation to maintain open airways for patients who are ubale to breathe on their own. Monitor cardiac patients, using electrocardiography devices, such as holter monitor. Schedule Notes:7P-7A, 3x12Skills: Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately. Good interpersonal and customer service skills. Good organizational and follow-through skills. Ability to mult-task constantly and tolerate interruptions. Ability to give directions to others. Assist with the plan of care, evaluate and coordinate care with other disciplines. Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team. Required CARDIAC ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY STRESS TESTING PULMONARY FUNCTION THERAPY Additional CHEMISTRY RETAIL SALES ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ORDERING THERAPEUTIC GENERATORS CUSTOMER SERVICE ORIENTEDEducation: Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy. State License to Practice Respiratory Therapy, Respiratory Care Practitioner;Languages: English Read Write Speak English(Speak , Read , Write)Job Category: Clinical-Travel Guaranteed Hours: 36.00 Contract Weeks:89

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