Registered Respiratory Therapist Job Description
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Requirements and Responsibilities For Registered Respiratory Therapist
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 impaired function. 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: Registered Respiratory Therapist
Similar Jobs:  Certified Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Therapist - Home Care, Respiratory Therapy Supervisor, Respiratory Therapy Director, Respiratory Care Manager, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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