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Beaumont Health System Respiratory Therapist Reg in Wayne, Michigan

div bspanGENERAL SUMMARY:/span/bspan/spanbrspanAssists patients of all ages with acute and chronic illness in returning to a productive life style through the education and the application of various therapeutic modalities.span /spanMay perform diagnostic testing and monitoring through the application / use of spirometry both at bedside and in conjunction with physician orders for pulmonary function studies./spanbrbspanESSENTIAL DUTIES:/span/bspan span /span/spanbrul type="disc"brli class="MsoNormal"spanDevelop patient care plans per established protocols.span /spanPerform and provide chart review, audits and documentation of services provided. Provide patient and family education./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanResponsible for maintaining patient's airway outside of the OR including: ventilator management, Arterial Blood Gas sampling/analysis, CPR Rapid Response teams, administering monitoring the use of oxygen, aerosolized meds, bedside spirometry and other therapeutic modalities./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanEquipment processing, including high level disinfecting./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanParticipates in Physician or collaborative patient rounds./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanParticipates in Process Improvement initiatives (Kaizens)./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanPerforms PFT's and related tests per physician order. Provides educational opportunity for students, nursing, etc. during routine testing./span brli class="MsoNormal"spanPerforms patient assessment to determine appropriateness of orders.span /spanInteracts with physician for follow up / interpretation of test results.b/b/span brli class="MsoNormal"spanOrientation/training of new employees and students performing clincial rotations./spanbspan/span/b brli class="MsoNormal"spanEvaluation of equipment./spanbspan/span/b/li/li/li/li/li/li/li/li/li/ulbrispanThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described./span/ispan/spanbrbspanSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONS/span/bbrspan/spanbrspanTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.span /spanThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.span /spanReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties./spanbrspan/spanbrspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanEducation / Training: /spanspan/spanAssociate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy.brspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanWork Experience:span /spanNone required./spanbrspanspanspan /span/span/spanspanCertification, Licensure, Registration: Current State of Michigan Respiratory Therapist license.span /spanNBRC-RRT credential required.span /spanCurrent American Heart Associa

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