| Assesses the patient.|
Develops the plan of care.
Implements the plan of care.
Evaluates the plan of care.
Administers medications as prescribed.
Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education.
Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery.
Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care.
Provides clinical leadership.
Supports life long learning.
Completes assigned goals.
|Provides respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a Respiratory Therapist. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) demonstrates these skills by successfully completing examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and earning the credential RRT. Assesses and evaluates results, and implements complex methods of providing care. Participates in the delivery of care and functions as a specialty clinical resource for other caregivers. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Performs other job duties as assigned.|
| State license and/or "RRT" credential in accordance to the National Board of Respiratory Care.|| Current state license || |
| Recent clinical respiratory care experience (hospital, home care, skilled nursing facility) and/or previous respiratory care practice.|| Current state license|| 1 year hospital experience.|
| Successful completion of entry and advanced level exams for RCPs. ABG endorsed, if applicable.|| RRT;BLS;CRT|| ACLS|