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Respiratory/Breathing Technician./FT/Outpatient

Walker Medical Solutions Sioux Falls, SD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description:
Responsible for providing care which includes assessment, treatment, control diagnostic evaluation of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Consults with physicians. Provides consultation, instruction and/or technical direction of medical, nursing and other staff members.

Observe professional ethics in maintaining confidential information acquired regarding personal, financial, medical or employment of patients, families, and employees of SCH. Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and SCH. Must report hazards and initiate appropriate action. Must participate in safety instructional programs.

Prepares, runs and logs routine ECG and rhythm strips. Prepares and administers oxygen therapy utilizing nasal cannulas, masks, venturi marks, non-rebreathers, simple oxygen masks and oxygen hoods. (If nursery trained) Prepares and administers aerosol modalities using bland aerosols, IPPB, and small volume nebulizers. Performs and teaches Incentive Spirometry. Interprets and reports vital signs and pulse oximetry as indicated. Performs postural drainage and percussion. Performs ventilator monitoring checks and changes ventilator circuits. Osculates and identifies various breath sounds. Performs allens test and arterial blood gases.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of this position as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Experience:

Desirable characteristics include two years of experience in a hospital or medically related environment.


Walker Medical Solutions

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Sioux Falls, SD
USA