Overview and Responsibilities
- Provides respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
- A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) demonstrates these skills by successfully completing examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and earning the credential RRT.
- Assesses and evaluates results, and implements complex methods of providing care.
- Participates in the delivery of care and functions as a specialty clinical resource for other caregivers.
- Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.
- Performs other job duties as assigned.
Experience Description: Recent clinical respiratory care experience (hospital, home care, skilled nursing facility) and/or previous respiratory care practice. 1 year hospital experience preferred.
Education Required: State license and/or 'RRT' credential in accordance to the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Special Skills Required: Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office.
Licensure Minimum: RRT, and BLS. ACLS preferred