Certified Respiratory Therapist Job Description
The following is a full job description for Certified Respiratory Therapist. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Certified Respiratory Therapist along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Certified Respiratory Therapist is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy Supervisor, Cert. Occupational Therapist Asst. - Nursing Home, Respiratory Therapist - Home Care, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapy Director, Physical Therapist - Nursing Home
Requirements and Responsibilities For Certified 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 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.
Also Referred to as: Certified Respiratory Therapist
Similar Jobs:  Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy Supervisor, Cert. Occupational Therapist Asst. - Nursing Home, Respiratory Therapist - Home Care, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapy Director, Physical Therapist - Nursing Home
Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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