Respiratory Therapist


OSU Medical Center


Posted Under: Tulsa, Oklahoma jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 74101
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00

The Registered Respiratory Therapist reports to the coordinator/director. Capable of setting up and operating various types of equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and or illness. The therapist provides administration of respiratory specific gases and medications and modes of therapy for the respiratory compromised patient. Responds to emergencies throughout the hospital and analyzes and advises on arterial blood gas results. Inservice patients and families on the use of Respiratory equipment in the home environment. Assists in the transport of mechanically ventilated patients. Takes and records orders from physicians as necessary. Acts as a resource person to nurses, physicians, residents, interns, respiratory staff, students and other hospital staff in regards to initiation and operation of all respiratory procedures. May assume a Charge role and assists in the ordering of department supplies. The therapist takes an active part in attending departmental inservice/education programs, participates in Quality Assurance programs, and participates in department and/or OSUMC committees. Work schedule includes working alternate weekends and holidays. Performs all other duties as assignedRequirementsEducation2 yr Associates Degree--License/CertificationCurrent RT Oklahoma lisenceBLSSTABLENRP--ExperienceNICU 1-3 yrs preferredPosition TypeFull-time

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