Respiratory Therapist Assistant
Respiratory Therapist Assistant03-Jan-2020
An opening currently exists for a casual part-time Respiratory Therapist Assistant in our Respiratory Department. The daily work hours for this position will vary based on the needs of the department.
The Respiratory Therapist Assistant works under the supervision of an experienced credentialed Registered Respiratory Therapist to provide respiratory care to patients of all ages in an efficient, professional, compassionate and caring manner. The Respiratory Therapy Assistant directs the activities of paraprofessionals as they provide care. Job responsible include assuring effective communication with patients, support persons and members of the healthcare team, implementing respiratory care of assigned patients including, but not limited to: patient assessment, evaluation and education, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, chest physiotherapy, incentive spirometry, electro cardiograms and the routine sterilization and cleaning of equipment, and documentation of therapies provided.
Successful candidates will have a High School Diploma / GED and must be currently enrolled in an accredited Respiratory Care program and be actively working
toward completion of the program. Successful candidates must meet the Ohio Medical Board guidelines for a limited permit holder, possess a temporary
or limited permit from the Ohio Medical Board, and have no written disciplinary action within the last 12 months.