Respiratory Therapist

  • Bangor, ME


: $58,570.00 - $76,170.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

JOB SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for execution of treatment, diagnostic, and monitoring procedures as specified in the Respiratory Care Department Procedure Manual in accordance with physicians' orders and department protocols. JOB REQUIREMENTSEducation: Two year college (Associate's Degree) BLS, ACLS, RRT credential through the NBRC-National Board for Respiratory Care State of Maine Respiratory Care LicenseExperience: 1-3 years' experience Working knowledge of all ventilators and, CPAP and Bi-level equipment, of all medication, oxygen, and aerosol delivery devices associated patient care applications. Working knowledge of: arterial blood gas acquisition procedures and ability to perform analysis of ABG samples in the laboratory system, airway management and resuscitation procedures. Chest wall manipulation procedures and associated patient care applications (ex. Chest Physiotherapy, PEP Therapy). Pulse oximetry determination procedures including: oxygen titration studies, home oxygen determination studies, and continuous nighttime studies. Qualifying patients for home oxygen and respiratory care equipment and coordinating equipment setup with durable medical equipment company. Prints patient labels, demographic face sheet, oximetry readings for DME referral paperwork. Working knowledge of cleaning, sterilizing and processing respiratory care equipment. Covenant Health Mission StatementWe are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities. Core ValuesCompassionWe show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering. IntegrityWe promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources. CollaborationWe work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities. ExcellenceWe deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation. We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any legally protected status.
Associated topics: aso, crt, resp, respiratory, respiratory care, respiratory therapist, rrt, therapist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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