Respiratory Therapist - Home Care
Also referred to as: Respiratory Therapist - Home Care, Respiratory Therapist - Homecare
Requirements and Responsibilities
Works in a home care environment and 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. Treats patients with pressure breathing, mechanical ventilation, positive pressure breathing, humidity/medicated aerosol therapy, medical gas administration, pulmonary drainage procedures, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Operates oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist equipment. Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). May be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). No specified years of experience. Bachelor's or advanced degree, certification and/or license in specialty required.
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