Job Details

Position : Registered Respiratory Therapist

Follow established policies and procedures.

Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital

Set-up and manage mechanical ventilators.

Ability to sterilize equipment

Perform advance life support measures relating to the maintenance of airways.

Understand and work around infectious secretions.

Perform arterial blood sampling.

Effectively communicate in speech and writing.

Stay current with hospital email communications.

The therapist is responsible to read all communications from the RT manager and supervisor as well as other hospital communications.

Collect objective data and reduce to note format.

Understand the use of flow sheets and log books.

Assist with CODE 99's and RRT's.

Perform bedside Pulmonary Functions.

May require training and ability to perform EEG's, bronchoscopy, ABG's

Rotate shifts.

Take and transcribe physician orders.

Maintain a responsible, friendly and professional attitude toward the hospital and the department.

CPAP/AUTOPAP set up and mask fitting

CRU: Cooperative, Respectul, Unified: Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive attitude as well as a calm environment throughout the department.

Use time productively and triage treatments appropriately. Clock in and out per RT dept. specific policy.

Read and understand all RT dept. specific and related Policies and proto