Position : Respiratory Therapist
Current registration by National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC-RRT) required.
Current State of Oregon Respiratory Care License required.
Healthcare Provider BLS required.
Working as part of a team of health care professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures.
Setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, mechanical ventilators, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
Following specified parameters of treatment.
Providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Inspecting, testing, cleaning, and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently.
Maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information.
Measuring arterial blood gases, reading prescriptions, lung capacity, and reviewing other information to assess patient condition.
Relaying blood analysis results to a physician.
Making emergency visits to resolve equipment problems when necessary.