Responsible for supervision of all certified respiratory therapists. Performs basic/advanced therapeutic procedures (i.e. nebulized medication/mechanical ventilization). Coordinates patient care needs with physicians/nursing staff. Monitors/evaluates pertinent information from patient's charts, and computes/prepares medications using basic principles of metric system.
Requirements as specified for Registered Respiratory Therapist; RRT from NBRC, AAS degree and license through the New York State Education Department. Required to be Registered with one year of their date of hire. They are also required to obtain ACLS, & NRP. CPR certified.