Respiratory Care Specialist

Lakeland HealthCare Saint Joseph, MI
Job Details

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the manger, the respiratory care specialist (CRT-NPS) or (RRT-NPS) will assess, treat and administers respiratory care to patients. Collects data relevant to pulmonary patient care and initiates appropriate respiratory care protocols. Assists in Labor & Delivery and Nursery areas as first provider for airway management. Performs pulmonary function studies. Maintains patient records. Selects, cleans, assembles, checks and operates respiratory equipment. Delivery respiratory procedures as prescribed by physicians.

Requirements:

Must be a Certified and/or Registered Respiratory Therapist , Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist, BLS and NRP certified. Must possess a current Michigan License. High school diploma or GED. Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program preferred. Minimum two years of experience as a CRT or RRT. Expected to carry out all job responsibilities within 3 months of hiring. Successfully complete and maintain Respiratory Therapy and Anesthesia department competencies (including adult and pediatric intubations). Perform intubations when competent