Provide comprehensive therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care to both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Administer care under the direction of ordering physicians and under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Director. Possess and demonstrate knowledge and skill in areas of respiratory care for the adult, pediatric and newborn patient. Have a working knowledge of Pulmonary Function Studies and the administration of testing. Assist in the orientation and training of new clinical staff to familiarize them to the administration of respiratory therapy modalities and equipment. Be involved with community education and development.
Respiratory Services available in-house 5 days a week (7am to 7pm). Weekend Call scheduling done on a rotational basis according to staffing resources. Additional Respiratory Services provided on-call by scheduled staffed therapist with a maximum response time to the hospital of 30 min.