Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital has been a leader in rehabilitation for over 40 years and is the only one of its kind in the region, providing the highest quality rehabilitation and medical care for people requiring intensive inpatient therapy. - See more at: http://www.brooksrehab.org/about#sthash.pS1QUZap.dpuf The (Registered Respiratory Therapist)>
has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance of respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing.
Qualifications: EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise.
- Registered Respiratory Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include: establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration, and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring.
- The Registered Respiratory Therapist may be given supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor.
- Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with fellow associates and other hospital staff.
- Provides quality patient care and performs all other duties as assigned (pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge).
- Patient Rights - The Registered Respiratory Therapist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
- Patient Safety - The Registered Respiratory Therapist demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
- Patient/Family Education - The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.
•Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy:
•Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Associates in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
•Registered Respiratory Therapist License in this state (required)
•American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) EXPERIENCE:
•1-3 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist (preferred)
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