Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0051
Post Date 4/22/2019
Job Type Full-time
Title Respiratory Therapist
City Russellville
State AR
Description CRT or RRT Required


M - F 8:00a to 4:30p

Responsible for assessing, evaluating, planning, organizing, implementing the assigned activities for continuity, and quality of patient care. Performs specific evaluation, treatment and care within the scope of practice as stated in the Respiratory Care Practice Act of Arkansas, the Standards and expectations of the institution, as supported by the mission, vision, and core values of the institution and the corporation. Practicing under the direction of a physician,


Respiratory Therapists assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures. Respiratory therapists evaluate and treat all types of patients, ranging from premature infants whose lunch are not fully developed to elderly people whose lungs are diseased. Respiratory therapists provide temporary relief to patient with chronic asthma ore emphysema, as well as emergency care to patients who are victims of a heart attack, stroke, drowning, or shock.

Requirements

Must be certified by the National Board of Respiratory Care and Licensed in the State of Arkansas. Prefer an applicant with a minimum of six months clinical training in a hospital setting, but willing to train a new graduate.

Standing/Walking Work (Prolonged periods of standing and/or walking) Medium Work (Exert up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly) Able to push clients up to 500 yards via wheelchair Ability to access all patient care areas required Ability to successfully demonstrate Respiratory care competencies required

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