Respiratory Therapist

Confidential Company  •  Janesville, WI
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/16/18
Confidential Company
Janesville, WI
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/16/18

We are looking forRespiratory Therapist for our client in Janesville, WI

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist

Job Location: Janesville, WI 53548

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

  • Required Respiratory Therapist

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates patient status, assesses, and assigns therapy objectives
  • Determines requirements for treatment such as type and duration of therapy, medication, and dosages
  • Determines most suitable method of administering treatments, precautions to be observed, and modifications which may be needed that will be compatible with physician's orders
  • Sets up and operates equipment such as mechanical ventilators, CPAP or BIPAP machines, oxygen tanks, etc
  • Monitors patient's physiological responses to therapy
  • Educates patients
  • Performs ventilator management, airway management, and responds to Code 55 pages
  • Performs stat, emergent procedures as necessary
  • Performs pulmonary function screens
  • Observes equipment function and adjusts equipment to obtain optimum results to therapy
  • Consults with physician in event of adverse reactions
  • Documents in patient's chart pertinent information related to treatment given
  • Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently
  • Orders repairs when needed
  • Demonstrates respiratory care procedures to trainees and other health care personnel

Certification/Licensure:

  • Respiratory Licensed in state of practice Registered or registry eligible through the National Board of Respiratory Therapy Approved CPR or BLS certification Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) within 30 days

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Good mathematical skills to compute and calibrate equipment
  • Good interpersonal skills

Certifications:

  • BLS/BCLS
  • RRT, CRT

Shifts:

  • 36/hours a week: 2pm-10pm & 6pm-6am

Skills:

  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Respiratory Therapy

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