Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT)

  • Mount Carmel Health System
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Sep 16, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

About the job:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT or CRT), within the Ohio Scope of Practice, provides therapeutic procedures and diagnostic testing to chronically and acutely ill patients requiring respiratory procedures.

What you will do:

  • • Provide Respiratory Care, ensure an environment of patient safety, promote evidence-based practice and quality initiatives and exhibit professionalism in the care of patients and their families.
  • • Perform duties or responsibilities outside the normal routine care of the patient.
  • • Initiate and administer therapeutic procedures, diagnostic tests and education in accordance with departmental policy and procedures.
  • • Record information/patient assessment on the patient’s medical record and maintain departmental records.
  • • Precept new employees as requested and participate in students clinical rotations.
  • • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to maintain respiratory therapy equipment.
  • • Communicate pertinent clinical information and collaborate with physicians, house staff and other health care disciplines regarding patient care, treatment and/or plan of care.

What we are looking for:

  • Education: Successful completion of a 2 or 4 year Respiratory Care Program, or completion of additional educational requirements allowing eligibility to obtain registry credentials.
  • Licensure / Certification: Ohio Respiratory Care Professional License to practice in the State of Ohio and National Board of Respiratory Care credential indicating RRT or CRT
  • Experience: Clinical experience in adult and neonatal respiratory therapy procedures such as aerosolized delivery of medication, mechanical ventilation, assisting with intubations and extubations, pulmonary function studies, emergency care, and obtaining and interpreting arterial blood gases.
  • • Maintain current BLS certification.

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