Registered Respiratory Therapist

at SoutheastHEALTH in Dexter, Missouri, United States

Job Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Clinical Professional Dexter, MO Respiratory Therapy Full-Time Apply Description Night ShiftResponsible for the safe administration of Respiratory Care Services and procedures as ordered by physiciansBegin

+ Responsible for the safe administration of Respiratory Care Services and procedures as ordered by physicians

+ Maintains and cleans equipment used within the department

+ Maintains quality control documentation on all pulmonary laboratory equipment

+ Revises and maintains all pulmonary function laboratory policies and procedures when necessary

+ Participates in inservice activities to further staff development

+ Makes clinical decisions whenever necessary

+ Takes an active role in Quality Improvement within the department

+ Exhibits competency in performing all of the procedures currently performed by the Respiratory Therapy Department in accordance with policies and procedures as outlined by the policy and procedure manuals

+ Must be able to consult with other hospital personnel and physicians appropriately

+ Proper communication with other Respiratory Care staff is essential

+ Is capable of performing appropriately with all of the following patient classifications: neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric

+ Duties require interaction with different patient age groups, i.e., neonate, child, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, and requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

+ Performs cardiac stress testing, holter monitor set up and analysis, scanning, cardiac pulmonary function testing and EKG testing

+ Performs other duties as assigned


+ Must be a graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Care Program

+ Registration by the NBRC is preferred for all, but mandatory for all that received credential on or after July 1, 2002

+ Membership in the AARC is preferred

+ CPR certification is mandatory

+ MO State License is required as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

+ Missouri licensing requirements must be met

+ Must be able to read, write and speak English

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Job Posting: JC193108980

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 17, 2021