Respiratory Therapist - RRT / CRT / RCP - Full Time
Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. The Respiratory Therapist relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of a CAAHEP approved RT Program or military equivalent.
Previous hospital Respiratory Care experience is desirable but not required.
Current Oklahoma Respiratory Care License (CRT-RRT).
ACLS required within 6 months.
NRP required within 6 months.
PALS preferred but not required.