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SSM Health Respiratory Care Practitioner - CRT -Day Shift in Jefferson City, Missouri

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures and guidelines.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.

  • Responds to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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