Respiratory Therapy Asst
Aspirus - Wausau, WI

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High School/GED
Provides respiratory and cardiopulmonary assessment, monitoring, diagnostics and therapy services under medical direction to patients in a variety of care environments. This person assists an in practice, licensed respiratory care practitioner (RCP) under direct, immediate, and on-premises supervision. S/he assists in educating the public regarding respiratory disease and care. Provides respiratory care to patients of all ages, including pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Interprets patient information and understands treatment needs depending on the age of patients under care. Whenever applicable, demonstrates understanding of the needs of specific age groups in terms of their physical and motor development, psychosocial development and intellectual/language development. Knowledge of respiratory care standards and protocols normally acquired through active attendance as a senior student in an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care. Experience in clinical healthcare beneficial. Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Current CPR certification necessary. Active membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care, experience with electrocardiography, arterial monitoring and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) beneficial.

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Aspirus provides a comprehensive range of health and medical services to residents in a 14-county region of central and northern Wisconsin,...