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RRT - Respiratory Therapist - Adult Respiratory at OU Medicine

RRT - Respiratory Therapist - Adult Respiratory

OU Medicine Oklahoma City, OK Full-Time
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Position Title:

RRT - Respiratory Therapist - Adult Respiratory

Respiratory Care
Job Description:

Shift: Full Time

General Description:
Under general supervision, will provide services for the Respiratory Therapy Department in a timely and efficient manner for all appropriate age levels and in all areas that are served by the department.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position.  Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position. 
  • Administers therapeutic treatments as prescribed by attending medical staff
  • Records treatment information and patient’s treatment response in their computerized medical record
  • Acts as a resource person to medical staff
  • Performs invasive and noninvasive diagnostic testing and monitoring of patients
  • Provides age appropriate care to patients
  • Ensures that respiratory equipment is cleaned and maintained
  • Maintains necessary respiratory therapy records
  • Performs as part of the quick response team for cardiac and respiratory arrests

General Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from an approved Respiratory Care Program.
Experience: Two (2) years of respiratory care experience in a critical care setting preferred but not required.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (American Heart Association) within 3 months of hire. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (American Heart Association) required if working in the Emergency Department.

Special Requirement:  If hired without current registration (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care, incumbents must receive at a minimum the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential within 90 days of hire. The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential must be received within 12 months of hire.

I have read the special requirement and fully understand the conditions of my employment as a Respiratory Care Practitioner-RRT with OU Medicine, Inc. 

Signature_______________________________________________                     Date_________________________

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  
Knowledge of procedures and techniques of Respiratory Therapy and the operation and repair of respiratory equipment. Clinical decision making skills appropriate to patient care as it relates to the pulmonary and cardiac system and to the age of the patient. Ability to interpret the appropriate information to identify patient’s needs.  Ability to work under stress.  Good interpersonal skills.  Ability to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers and staff.  Some computer skills.

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OU Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.


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Respiratory Therapy
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Interpersonal Skills
Decision Making
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