Certified Respiratory Therapist or RRT - #156423

Clarion Hospital


Date: 02/23/2021 16:30 PM

City: Clarion, Pennsylvania

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

CLARION HOSPITAL


JOB DESCRIPTION


Job Title: Certified Respiratory Therapist FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Department: Cardiopulmonary Job Code: 1004


Revised Date: 12-19-06


Position Summary


Provide respiratory therapy and PFT to patients as ordered by physicians according to established standards and practices. Also instruction of subordinate staff members and assist in continuing education programs.


Essential Functions


Works closely with the Health Care Team.


Instruct, train/orient subordinate staff members.


Provide respiratory therapy to patients as prescribed according to established standards and practices.


Deliver and set up equipment and monitor patients on continuous ventilation. Do nasotracheal and tracheal suctioning.


Make patient rounds regularly. Observe patient, check equipment, change and make


adjustments as necessary.


Conduct pulmonary function tests for patients as ordered by physician.


Maintain established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety,


environmental and infection control.


Develop and maintain department and patient records and reports. Collect statistical data as


required.


Set-up home oxygen per physicians orders.


Must obtain 20 CEU's every two years to maintain license.


Attends the monthly staff meetings and offers into the overall plan of cardiopulmonary service.


Demonstrates positive guest relation skills and professional behavior in dealing with all hospital contacts. Demonstrates commitment to professionalism. Maintains an open mind in dealing with any situation.


Agrees to comply with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, rules, regulations, and standards of conduct relating to the position and has a duty to report any suspected violations of the law or the standards of conduct to his or her immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer, or the Chief Executive Officer.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties


and responsibilities performed with or without reasonable accommodations by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be required to perform job-related tasks, duties, and/or responsibilities other than those specifically presented in this description.


Reporting Relationships


Reports to: Cardiopulmonary Manager


Supervises: None


Qualifications


Graduate of an accredited program in respiratory therapy. Hold a current Pennsylvania State License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Certified in basic CPR course C. Certification as required. Sufficient previous experience in respiratory therapy.


Working Conditions


Subject to hazards of flammable gasses. Lifting, pushing, pulling equipment and frequent prolonged standing and walking. Rotates weekends. May be scheduled to rotate shifts as staffing allocation needs arise.

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