Acute Care Hospital

RT- RMC- Anniston AL



RT- RMC- Anniston AL Anniston, AL

Seeking Respiratory Therapists with experience for our RMC facility of Anniston, AL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Upon the order of a physician provides respiratory therapy services to patients: therapeutic and diagnostic use of medical gases and administration apparatus, administration of drugs and medications to the cardiopulmonary system, ventilatory support, including the maintenance and management of life support system, Bronchopulmonary drainage and breathing exercises, respiratory rehabilitation, amongst others.
  • Performs specific testing techniques: measurement of pressures and flows; specimen collection and analysis of blood for gas transportation and acid/base determination; physiologic monitoring of cardiopulmonary system (ECG).
  • Assists physician as necessary to provide support during non-invasive procedures.
  • Completes clinical documentation and patient charting in a timely manner with special attention to accuracy.
  • Stays abreast on all equipment functions and associated precautions and hazards of all equipment used. Provides necessary support to maintain proper equipment function.
  • Demonstrates the proper procedure for obtaining, charging for, and returning supplies/equipment and maintains adequate supply levels through the use of accurate inventory control.
  • Participates in hospital education activities by attending in-services, and training necessary to maintain clinical competency.

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