Licensed Respiratory Therapist I – MedStar Health (Washington, DC)

Position Summary

The Respiratory Therapist participates in the formulation and implementation of the respiratory care plan for patients with cardiopulmonary issues. They are also responsible for documenting procedures and recording results along with the calibration and maintenance of equipment.


WE OFFER $3500 RELOCATION ASSISTANCE


$2000K SIGN-ON BONUS


Job Responsibilities

DUTIES

• Responsible for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the management and preventive care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems, maintaining records of the plan and all results.

• Assess patients by conducting diagnostic studies and inform the appropriate medical personnel of the results, recommending a course of treatment.

• Set up respiratory therapy equipment, performing troubleshooting procedures as necessary.

• Perform airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

• Monitor patient condition, informing physician of any change and revising the plan of care accordingly.

• Performs medical gas administration, aerosol therapy. Administers aerosolized medication as per protocol and physician orders.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS


• Associate’s degree in Respiratory Therapy from an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy.

• Current Certification or Registry by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

• Maintain an active Respiratory Care license by the District of Columbia.


Additional Information

Job Location: Washington, DC

Salary Range: $33.18 – $49.26

Benefits:

Medical

Dental

Vision

Life insurance

Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Legal plan

How To Apply: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/medstar/#/job/45189


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