Full-time Respiratory Therapist
~Follows all departmental policies and procedures.
~Administration of IPPB, Small Nebulizer, CPT/PD and Percussion, Incentive Spirometry, Oxygen, Pulse Oximetry, Sunctioning and all applicable respiratory procedures as requested by a physician for all age groups.
~Daily maintenance of humidifiers, ventilators, croup tents, Bi-Baps, etc and the recording of oxygen usage for charging purposes.
~Maintains and documents appropriately in the patient record.
~The administration of medicines in IPPB and small vial Nebulizer treatments and the evaluation of patients on the basis of their therapy.
~Availability of 24-hour coverage of “on Call” personnel when necessary for Respiratory care (should be minimal due to 24 hour coverage).
~Responsibility during Emergency or Code Blues for availability of oxygen resuscitators and equipment for management of the patients’ respiratory status, for all age groups.
~Special care for the intubated and tracheotomy patients including the use of humidifiers, T-tubes, ventilators, and the intensive care required by this special patient.
~To know and observe all hospital and department policies.
Education: Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program or the equivalent.
License: Licensed with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.
Certifications: RRT, BLS, NRP, ACLS, PALS
Experience: Minimum of one year.
Other: Dependable, organized, emotionally mature, good physical condition, show interest in ALL aspects of job.
Schedule: 7p - 7a,
Krista Newton, Human Resources Manager
PO BOX 1107
Arkansas City, KS 67005