The Registered Respiratory Therapist is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team. The R.R.T. utilize his/her knowledge, judgement and skills to assess, plan, implement and evaluate respiratory care for patients under his/her clinical practice. The Registered Respiratory Therapist shall provide therapy that may include application and monitoring of medical gases, mechanical ventilator support, artificial airway placement and care, broncho pulmonary hygiene, pharmacological agents related to respiratory care procedures, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation related and limited to respiratory care. There may be required “on-call” coverage (i.e. additional job responsibility can include, sleep study testing, E.E.G.’s, E,K.G.’s, P.F.T.’s and ABG’s) during hours that are not staffed by R.T. department.
- Graduate of accredited school of Respiratory Therapy and currently Registered by the National Board for Respiratory care.
- BLS/ACLS required.
- Must possess a current NYS license.
- On feet most of the day, work somewhat physically demanding, emotionally stressful at times.
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