Inhalation Therapy Aide

Inhalation Therapy Aide

Alameda Health System | Oakland, CA, 94604, US
Salary Range:$29,000 – $37,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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SUMMARY: Under general supervision, cleans, sterilization, and maintains all respiratory therapy equipment assigned to the Respiratory Care Unit pertinent to patient care; and performs related work as required.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

1. Disassembles, cleans, sterilizes, assembles, packages and stores respiratory therapy equipment; maintains equipment in safe working order.

2. Handles medical gases requiring specialized knowledge in how these gases are used for patient care.

3. Monitors stock levels and replenishes supplies to the various areas as needed.

4. Transports appropriate respiratory therapy equipment to and from patient and ward areas; handles equipment safely to prevent damage or safety hazards.

5. Responds to telephone requests for equipment; prepares accurate paperwork for new patient's Rand records on Respiratory Care Services; performs other duties as set fourth by the department supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: The equivalent of one year of full-time work experience in a hospital setting which must have given candidates a familiarization or rudimentary knowledge of respiratory therapy equipment or work experience can be in the form of an internship or voluntary work experience as long as it specifically deals with respiratory equipment.