Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Respiratory Therapist - ARH Advanced Care, Inc.

Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Allied Health
ARH Advanced Care KY River
Posted Date
1 year ago(7/8/2022 10:48 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Respiratory Therapy


The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for performing procedures and operating various equipment in accordance with physician orders or under the guidance and direction of the Director of Respiratory.


· 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.


· Perform cardiac diagnostic studies as directed.


· Must be able to set up, maintain and make prescribed changes to mechanical ventilation.


· Must be able to perform Blood Gas Analysis and/or Arterial Sampling.


· Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings


· Participate in committee meetings upon request


· Performs other related duties as assigned.



· High School Diploma or GED equivalent; and

· Successful completion of a formal respiratory therapy course.


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

· Possession of a valid National Board of Respiratory Care Certification in states where certification is required; and

· Must possess State Certification or Temporary Work Permit for respiratory care practitioner.


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