JOB SUMMARY: Under medical supervision, may be required to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Adapts to the particular area of duty assignment and performs special duties required by the assignment. May be required to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners. May be assigned orientation and inservice education responsibilities. Carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director for Cardiopulmonary Services with only minimal or indirect supervision and frequently makes independent decisions. Education: Minimum of an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care.
Licensure: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc.; and licensed by the State of West Virginia.
Experience: Possess advanced knowledge of cardiopulmonary physiology and other sciences related to respiratory care and be able to demonstrate these to others. Demonstrated ability to use tact and judgment when dealing with physicians, nurses, other hospital employees, patients and patients' families. Demonstrated verbal ability to explain various procedures being performed to patients and patients' families.
Raleigh General Hospital - 17 months ago