Sparrow Health System
Positions Location: Charlotte, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Evaluates, treats, and cares for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
|General Requirements||* National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist Technician (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Technician (CRT). * Current licensure by the state of MI. * CPR/ACLS certification|
|Work Experience||Previous experience as a RRT is preferred.|
|Education||* High school diploma or GED|
|Specialized Knowledge and Skills||* Knowledge of cardiac/pulmonary disease processes and related procedures, respiratory therapy techniques, testing procedures and related protocols * Knowledge of accrediting and regulatory standards and hospital policies related to cardiac/pulmonary rehab function, HIPAA confidentiality, OIG and JCAHO mandates * Knowledge of payer sources and payer requirements * Written and computer skills necessary to prepare required billing, documentation, and reports * Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians, and health care professionals in the exchange of information * Analytical ability to determine appropriate method of therapy based upon observation of patient diagnostic test results and disease processes * Mental ability to adapt and respond to multiple priorities and demands, deal with the concerns of patients and their families, and respond to emergency situations * Physical ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, assist patients using proper body mechanics, and properly operate equipment/ devices * Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job.|
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