Appalachian Regional Healthcare

RESPIRATORY THERAPY TECH-19

Job Locations US-KY-South Williamson
Posted Date 1 year ago(2/27/2019 8:53 AM)
Requisition ID
2019-12078
# of Openings
1
Category
Allied Health
Community
Tug Valley ARH
Position Type
Part Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Shift
Relief 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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