Respiratory Therapist PD
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Western Reserve Hospital
Administers Respiratory therapy treatments and services to patients according to physician order and as described by department policies and protocols.
1.Education and Training
*Graduate of an A.MA. approved program for Respiratory Therapists
*Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
*Valid Ohio license to practice Respiratory Care, granted by the State of Ohio Medical Board.
*Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
*ACLS & PALS certifications must be obtained within 6 months of hire and/or transfer.
One year of experience working as a Respiratory Therapist preferred.
3.Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
*Demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-skilled team environment.
*Ability to be self-directed in executing responsibilities within a team structure.
*Ability to take initiative to contribute beyond the scope of normal duties (ie suggest innovative ideas and suggestion to enhance patient care).
*Ability to position and adjust equipment and monitor gauges.
*Must demonstrate effective time management with daily schedule, individual treatment sessions and non-patient care time.