Job Description & Requirements
Certified Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician's orders and department policies and procedures. Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each. Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.