Respiratory Therapist - RT
Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: March 16, 2023
New pay rates are in effect Royal Oak, full time, 12 hour
midnight shift, 72 hours per pay period. $10,000 sign on bonus.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Assists patients of all ages with acute and
chronic illness in returning to a productive life style through the
education and the application of various therapeutic modalities.
May perform diagnostic testing and monitoring through the
application / use of spirometry both at bedside and in conjunction
with physician orders for pulmonary function studies. ESSENTIAL
- Develop patient care plans per established protocols. Perform
and provide chart review, audits and documentation of services
provided. Provide patient and family education.
- Responsible for maintaining patient's airway outside of the OR
including: ventilator management, Arterial Blood Gas
sampling/analysis, CPR & Rapid Response teams, administering &
monitoring the use of oxygen, aerosolized meds, bedside spirometry
and other therapeutic modalities.
- Equipment processing, including high level disinfecting.
- Participates in Physician or collaborative patient rounds.
- Participates in Process Improvement initiatives (Kaizens).
- Performs PFT's and related tests per physician order. Provides
educational opportunity for students, nursing, etc. during routine
- Performs patient assessment to determine appropriateness of
orders. Interacts with physician for follow up / interpretation of
- Orientation/training of new employees and students performing
- Evaluation of equipment. This document represents the major
duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not
intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It
should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to
perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties. Education / Training: Associate of
Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. Work Experience:
None required. Certification, Licensure, Registration: Current
State of Michigan Respiratory Therapist license. NBRC-RRT
credential required. Current American Heart Association BLS for
Healthcare Providers certification. NRP certification required to
work in the NICU. Beaumont Health grants equal employment
opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color,
national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic
information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status,
or any other legally protected category.
Keywords: Beaumont Health, Royal Oak , Respiratory Therapist - RT, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan
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