Respiratory TherapistMedCath – Charlotte, NC
Responsible to set up and operate various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases as ordered by physicians. As a member of the patient focused care team, the respiratory therapist works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the respiratory therapist performs a range of technical procedures related to cardiopulmonary hemodynamics to comprehensively serve patient needs. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.
* Education: Graduate of an approved, accredited program recognized by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC), and be at least a certified Respiratory Therapist.
* Licensure/ Certification: Therapists are required to have the current state license and to be registered. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required.
* Experience: Minimum of 2 years acute care experience is preferred.