Respiratory Therapist

Location: Gratiot, OH
Great opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist in a small community just east of Columbus, Ohio.

Full time positions:
7pm - 7am, 36 hours
7am-7pm, 30 hours
Both positions require weekends and holiday rotations

Responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapist
  • Delivers patient care and diagnostic testing according to professional practice standards
  • Reviews existing clinical data, collects or recommends obtaining additional pertinent clinical data.  
  • Evaluates all data to determine the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care plan, and participates in the development of the respiratory care plan.     
  • Performs procedures and reports results, determine appropriateness of and participate in developing and recommending modifications to respiratory care plans:  spirometry, co-oximetry; ABG sampling and analysis; pressure-volume, flow-volume loops, and cuff pressure.
  • Selects and obtains equipment, and assures equipment cleanliness.
  • Performs quality control procedures for:  blood analysis devices; diagnostic equipment; ventilator volume/flow/pressure calibration; gas metering devices.
  • Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patent airway, adequate ventilation, oxygenation and remove bronchopulmonary secretions.
  • Evaluates and monitors patient’s response to respiratory care and recommends modifications in therapeutic procedures.

Requirements of the Respiratory Therapist
  • Graduate of a respiratory program recognized by J.R.C.R.T.
  • RRT is preferred but will consider CRT's for nights.
  • BLS required.  
  • Must be Ohio licensed or able to obtain prior to starting.

This facility is a not for profit and integrated health care system based in east central Ohio 
Elaine Zanetas
Full Cycle Healthcare Recruiter
Healthcare Employment Partners
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