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Travel: Respiratory Therapist / Certified-Day shift (320656)
Ref No.: 19-10761
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Position Description
Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). May be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.

Must be proficient and be able to work independently in pediatrics, adult floors, adult ICU and NICU.
Should be able to work with and trouble shoot ventilators, BIPAP’s, High Flow Nasal Cannula’s. Should also be able to work with a-lines and ABG’s.