Provides respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) demonstrates these skills by successfully completing examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and earning the credential RRT.
Assesses and evaluates results, and implements complex methods of providing care.
Participates in the delivery of care and functions as a specialty clinical resource for other caregivers.
Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
Experience Description: Recent clinical respiratory care experience (hospital, home care, skilled nursing facility) and/or previous respiratory care practice. 1 year hospital experience preferred.
Education Required: State license and/or 'RRT' credential in accordance to the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Special Skills Required: Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office.
Licensure Minimum: CRT or RRT, and BLS. ACLS preferred.
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Baptist Memorial Health - 15 months ago