Appalachian Regional Healthcare

  • RESPIRATORY THERAPY TECH-19

    Job Locations US-KY-South Williamson
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2018 9:14 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-10875
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Allied Health
    Community
    Tug Valley ARH
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Department
    Respiratory Therapy
    Shift
    Night Shift
  • Overview

    The Respiratory Therapy Technician performs procedures and operates various equipment to provide diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory care to patients.

    Responsibilities

    Administers respiratory therapy treatments and emergency respiratory care, using prescribed equipment, gases, drugs, or other required methods.

     

                Performs pulmonary diagnostic studies as directed for patient assessment.

     

                Places patient in proper position for treatment ensuring comfort and safety of patient.

     

                Takes and records vital signs and conditions of patient and records same as directed.

     

                Observes and monitors patient during procedure and takes corrective action as necessary.

     

                Performs necessary reporting functions as directed.

     

                Insures that equipment and supplies are available and in proper condition for patient use.

     

                Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

                High School Graduate or GED equivalent

                    AND

                Successful completion of a formal respiratory therapy course

                    AND

                Possession of a valid National Board of Respiratory Care Certification

                in states where certification is required.

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