Iberia Medical Center
Under the general supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director and with the authority of the Vice President of Ancillary Services, the CRT / RRT applies the Respiratory Care process ( assessment, planning , intervention and evaluation ). Effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional Respiratory Care. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho / social, education, safety and related criteria for the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric population.
High school graduate.
Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory School.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION - Current license as a Certified Respiratory Therapist or Certified Eligible Therapist.
Current license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Registry Eligible Therapist.
Current CPR Certification. ( Infant, Child and Adult )
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE - Previous experience preferred, but not required.
Orientation to Department completed within 30 days of hire date.
JOB KNOWLEDGE - Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Through knowledge of all Respiratory procedures.