Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Services Medical Director and Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures.
Administers respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
Attends education inservice programs to maintain professional competency. Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.
Demonstrates ability to assess patient, his/her need, and ability to tolerate treatment and reassessment for response to treatment.