The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing basic and advanced Respiratory Care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. The therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care. The Registered Respiratory Therapist serves as a shift coordinator. The following qualifications, or equivalents, are the minimum requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of this job: 1. Education and Formal Training: Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care required. 2. Work Experience: Two years of clinical experience as a Respiratory Therapist. 3. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required: Outstanding clinical, communication, and interpersonal skills required. BCLS certification by the AHA required. 4. Certification, Licensure, Registration: National Board for Respiratory Care Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential and a License to practice in Michigan as a Respiratory Therapist. 5. Physical Requirements: The job requires considerable walking and standing for long periods of time. Required to lift and carry equipment. Ability to access all patient care areas required. Ability to successfully demonstrate Respiratory Care competencies required.
Botsford Hospital - 20 months ago
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