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SoutheastHEALTH Respiratory Therapist- Cert in Dexter, Missouri

Respiratory Therapist- Cert

Clinical Professional
Dexter, MO

Respiratory Therapy PRN



Variable ShiftResponsible for the safe administration of Respiratory Care Services and procedures as ordered by physiciansBegin

  • Honor the value of the team and work in concert with others to create a personal experience for every patient or customer

  • Honor and respect the diverse nature, beliefs, values and lifestyles of patients, families and colleagues

  • Responsible for the safe administration of Respiratory Care Services and procedures as ordered by physicians

  • Maintains and cleans equipment used within the department

  • Maintains quality control documentation on all pulmonary laboratory equipment

  • Revises and maintains all pulmonary function laboratory policies and procedures when necessary

  • Participates in inservice activities to further staff development

  • Makes clinical decisions whenever necessary

  • Takes an active role in Quality Improvement within the department

  • Exhibits competency in performing all of the procedures currently performed by the Respiratory Therapy Department in accordance with policies and procedures as outlined by the policy and procedure manuals

  • Must be able to consult with other hospital personnel and physicians appropriately

  • Proper communication with other Respiratory Care staff is essential

  • Is capable of performing appropriately with all of the following patient classifications: neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric

  • Duties require interaction with different patient age groups, i.e., neonate, child, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, and requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

  • Performs cardiac stress testing, holter monitor set up and analysis, scanning, cardiac pulmonary function testing and EKG testing

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must be a graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Care Program

  • Registration by the NBRC is preferred for all, but mandatory for all that received credential on or after July 1, 2002

  • Membership in the AARC is preferred

  • CPR certification is mandatory

  • MO State License is required as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

  • Missouri licensing requirements must be met

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English