Registered Resp Therapist LTC

Beaumont Health

Dearborn, MI

Under minimal direction, performs cardiopulmonary services to residents as ordered by physician. Makes recommendations to physicians and nursing personnel regarding appropriate respiratory care.

Primary Job Duties:

1. Performs patient care activities such as Mechanical Ventilation, Airway Management, CPR, Invasive Monitoring and diagnostics and other critical care procedures in a manner consistent with quality patient care.

2. Performs routine Respiratory Care procedures such as Medication delivery, 02 therapy and Non-Invasive monitoring procedures.

3. Performs patient assessment on a regular basis to determine the patients' response and/or the appropriateness of care and discusses findings with physician, nursing staff and others as appropriate.

4. Maintains accurate and complete documentation of all Respiratory Care procedures per department policy and procedures.

5. Maintains equipment and working environment in a manner which contributes to the safe and efficient operation of the department.

6. Meets with vendors to review new methods and equipment to manage resident's respiratory problems in a cost effective manner.

7. Attends in-services, meetings, patient care rounds and mandatory site meetings.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapist Program

Experience: None

Licensure: NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist and Licensed by the State of Michigan as an LRT.

Skills & Abilities: Strong verbal and interpersonal skills

Ability to set-up, calibrates, troubleshoot and operate all types of respiratory care equipment

Analytical abilities

Computer skills

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