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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (on-site)
27 days ago
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
(on-site)
27 days ago
Job Function
Acute Care Hospital

Description

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing respiratory care to patients of all ages utilizing accepted procedures and techniques.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

-     Performs patient assessment and routine respiratory care procedures

-     Interprets diagnostic information and clinical laboratory data and administers appropriate and effective therapy as indicated

-     Utilizes and applies technical specifications and applications of respiratory therapy equipment and modalities

-     Evaluates patient’s oxygenation and ventilatory status through the interpretation of laboratory data and establishes and maintains appropriate ventilatory parameters

-     Transports patients safely that require airway management and/or mechanical ventilation

-     Communicates regularly with respiratory care practitioners, nurses, physicians and other members of the health care team to foster continuity of care

-     Performs charting and documentation that is complete and accurate

-     Communicates changes in patient care or status to the appropriate physician and/or nursing staff member

-     Changes equipment per department policy

-     Performs invasive respiratory therapy procedures

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

-     Minimum of two (2) years experience as a respiratory therapist is required

-     Knowledge and understanding of technical specifications and applications of respiratory equipment and modalities

-     Demonstrates ability and willingness to function in multiple clinical areas

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

-     A. Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program, or equivalent

-     B. Graduation from an accredited program leading to registration as a Respiratory Therapist by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (C.S.R.T) or the National Board for Respiratory Care (USA) as a registered Respiratory Therapist (R.R.T.)

-     Current national license is required

-     Current BLS certification is required

-     Current ACLS or PALS certification is required



Job ID: 72319808
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