Respiratory Tech

Jackson Purchase Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY

Examines patient with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy ad other treatments and teaches patients to use medications. 
Reports to Director of Cardiology; Respiratory Supervisor 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
Measures lung capacity and collects blood samples to send to lab. 

Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. 

Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices. 

Performs routine respiratory care including; Aerosol and 02 therapy, ventilator care, CPT, airway care and maintenance incentive spirometry. 

Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment. 

Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources. 

Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders. 

Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment. 

Disassembles and cleans equipment. 

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
Review and comply with LifePoint Code of Conduct and all relevant Company and Division policies and procedures. 

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS 
I understand that it is my responsibility to know, understand and adhere to the following: 
Our Mission and Vision 
Code of Conduct 
LifePoint Core Values 
Personal Appearance Standards 



Job Requirements:

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education 
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Two years of college Required 
Graduate of a Program in Discipline Required

FUNCTIONAL DEMANDS 
Required Skills 
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in stressful environment and take appropriate action. 
Certifications:  Basic Life Support (BLS) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)  Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) 
Licenses: Licensed with the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Therapy


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Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Mayfield, KY 42066, US