In this role, you will be responsible to
assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function.
In this role, you will provide quality patient care as a member of the Respiratory Team, develop and ensure the patient plan of care collaboration with physicians, registered nurses, therapists, PT/OT/SLP therapists and nursing assistants.
The Respiratory Therapist (RT) has a thorough knowledge and proficiency in the skills of adult (ages 18-65), geriatric (ages 66 and over), neonatal (birth to 12 months), and occasionally adolescent (ages 12-17) respiratory care, where applicable.