American Heart Association ACLS certification or RQI within 2 weeks of hire date
American Heart Association PALS certification or RQI within 2 weeks of hire date
NRP certification within 90 days of hire date
8 hours Hip and Knee Replacement/Spine Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually
Three (3) years acute care hospital experience required upon hire
Graduate of an accredited 2-year (AS degree) Respiratory Care Program upon hire
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible to the director. The Respiratory Therapist delivers care to patients under the direction/delegation of the physician. Must be able to perform satisfactorily the specific competencies as outlined by the department. Must effectively interact
with patient, families, physicians and other health team members while maintaining standards of respiratory care practice and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Reports pertinent observations, interventions, and patient responses to the Registered Nurse and/or physician. Demonstrates sound judgment regarding observations, findings and concerns. The Respiratory Therapist serves as a resource for the department practitioners, students and the interdisciplinary
team, using critical thinking and decision-making skills in the delivery of quality patient care. Must contribute to the achievement of the Dashboard Measurements as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.
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