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Respiratory Therapist in Troy, OH at Pride Health

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Troy, OH
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2018

Job Description

Pride Health is seeking candidates for a Respiratory Therapist in Troy, OH  This is a 13-week assignment, 2:30pm-3am, every other weekend (36 hours/week). Open to local or travel candidates. 

Responsibilities

  • Meets patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by conducting pulmonary function tests; assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians and by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and supports life by administering inhalants; operating mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage; assisting with breathing exercises; monitoring physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes; directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants.
  • Evaluates effects of respiratory therapy treatment plan by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Graduate of AMA accredited program for Respiratory Care
  • 1-2 years of experience in a hospital setting
  • Holds and maintains a current Ohio license
  • RRT credential by the NBRC
  • BLS required
  • ACLS required