Respiratory Therapist - Home Care Job Description
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Requirements and Responsibilities For Respiratory Therapist - Home Care
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. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). 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.
Also Referred to as: Respiratory Therapist - Home Care, Respiratory Therapist - Homecare
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Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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