JOB SUMMARY: Provides professional cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing and care through the assessment, treatment, and education of patients in accordance with the physician orders.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
EXPERIENCE:6-months experience preferred. Experience in EKG, and PFT preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR REGISTRATIONS: Currently Licensed to practice respiratory care in the state of Alabama -BLS certification within 90 days of hire required. ACLS certification within 12 months of hire is desired
EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, AND WORK AIDS: Office machines (i.e., copier, fax, telephone). Computer terminal/personal computer. Hand tools. Power tools. Diagnostic equipment. Patient therapeutic equipment/machines (suction, percussors, etc.). Ventilatory support devices
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Must demonstrate the ability to understand the unique needs of different age groups of patients treated.