provides respiratory care treatment, oxygen services, diagnostic
testing and ventilation support services to both in-patients and
out-patients ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric. The RT-CRT
set-ups, monitors and weans Oxygen Therapy and Artificial
ventilation. The RT-CRT draws, analyzes and reports Arterial Blood
Gases and EKGs. The RT-CRT delivers intermittent therapy and
assists with changing of artificial airways. The RT-CRT provides
services as ordered by a physician and in accordance with
established policies and procedures.
PRN - Flexible Shifts
Required - Associate's Degree
Preferred- Bachelor's Degree
Required - None.
Required - Current License as a Respiratory Therapist in the
state of practice
Certification by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
ACLS obtained in 90 days
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of information.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally.
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Performs routine and advanced therapeutic procedures according
to established policy and procedure.
Reviews and documents all clinical information regarding each
Educates patients and co-workers on procedures and treatment
Performs diagnostic procedures.
Provides care based on physical; psycho/social, educational,
safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of patient
served in assigned area.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are
not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Because the incumbent works within a
healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to
hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment
through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing,
administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The
risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job
duties of the role.