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Respiratory Therapist

SSM Health

Location Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Department WI-St. Agnes Hospital
Posted 66 days ago -
Type: Part-Time Permanent
Reference ID: 11058402

Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures and guidelines.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.
  • Responds to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required.

Agnesian Healthcare, a member of SSM Health

Provides evaluation of and care for respiratory therapy patients. Administers prescribed respiratory therapeutic services.

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