· Assess, treat and administer respiratory care to patients.
· Collects data relevant to pulmonary patient care and initiates appropriate respiratory care protocols.
· Actively participates in planning and implementation of patient and staff education. Maintains patient records.
· Select, clean, assemble, check and operate respiratory equipment.
· Must be a Certified and/or Registered Respiratory Therapist
· BLS certified.
· Must possess current license to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.
· Preferably one year of experience as a CRT or RRT.
· Must demonstrate a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with all patient care members (associates), patients, physicians, patient families, and visitors.
· Inspires confidence from patients, co-workers, and visitors by consistently performing and communicating in a highly professional manner.
· Must be able to stand 70% of a shift, walk 20% and sit 10%. This includes climbing stairs.
· Must be able to lift and/or carry 0-60 lbs. including respiratory equipment and patients.
· Be able to reach overhead and bend while performing work duties.
**Other organizations may call this position, Respiratory Care Practitioner, Respiratory Therapist
Internal Number: 104108
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