Administers all types of respiratory therapy modalities and diagnostic procedures. Upon the written or verbal order of a physician, institutes, monitors and discontinues ventilatory support and differential lung ventilation. Administers and evaluates diagnostic respiratory studies.
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Education/Experience: Graduated from accredited Respiratory Therapy program and two years experience in respiratory therapy preferred.
Certificates and Licenses: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts; certified through the National Board of Respiratory Care (RRT) and may require additional state licensure based on population served; ACLS certification required or must complete ACLS certification with in the first six months of employment; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first 30 days of employment; additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.