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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Overview
Provides basic respiratory therapy, diagnostics and monitoring to patients of all ages.

Qualifications
Education and/or Other Requirements

Successful completion of an AMA accredited respiratory therapy program. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. RRT credential awarded by the NBRC. Current CPR card.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Must demonstrate competencies in assigned responsibilities. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. Environmental Factors

    Job duties involve the potential for frequent exposure to blood and body fluids.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Must be able to walk, stand, stoop, kneel and assist in lifting patients; able to assist patients and/or adjust equipment at floor level; able to reach, change and read IV's 5 feet from the floor unaided; able to move quickly from place to place on occasion, including from floor to floor in emergency situations; able to utilize fine motor control in hands for tasks such as medication preparation and administration; able to hear to take blood pressure and to hear breath, heart and bowel sounds. Must possess visual acuity to meet visual demands in charting and operating equipment. Is expected to be an example of good health habits. Mental Demands
      • Must be able to work under stress and to adapt to changing conditions.
      • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements. Note

        Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist an otherwise qualified individual in the performance of the job. In order to meet the needs of the Company employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above.

        Responsibilities
        • Performs assessment (chest auscultation, need for therapy, ABG results) on assigned patients as ordered by a physician; demonstrates accurate assessment skills in relation to age of patient.
        • Establishes priorities and plan of care based on assessment.
        • Provides care according to respiratory standards of practice.
        • Documents tolerance to treatments and patient variances; revises plan of care to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
        • Completes all annual educational requirements; demonstrates competency in respiratory areas, including assessment, 02 administration, patient ventilators, treatment, medications, etc.
        • Documents care; completes CQI projects.
        • Participates in continuing education and development of department staff by providing inservices and acting as a resource to staff in a specific specialty area of respiratory care (i.e. ventilator management)
        • Performs other duties as assigned.

          Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist

Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois

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