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Respiratory Therapist, FT, Evenings RSWH

2021-11-01
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  • Regional Hospital of Scranton Regional Hospital of Scranton

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)is preferred. Must maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Respiratory Therapy field.

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)is preferred. Must maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Respiratory Therapy field.

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