Job Description

* Treats and care for residents with breathing disorders

* Initiates and conducts therapeutic procedure; monitors  patient records for accurate charting

* Checks and replaces equipment

* Must be able to use technology including computers, digital devices and life support equipment

* Work independently, make clinical decisions concerning patient care and needs

* Treat all adult and elderly patients who have diseased lungs

* Provide temporary relief to patients with Respiratory failure; Chronic Asthma, COPD and other breathing difficulties

* Provide emergency care to patients in distress

* Must be able to attach and detach patients from mechanical ventilators

* Change tracheostromy as the need arises

* Inform Respiratory Supervisor, DON, ADON and the Administrator immediately of any issue that could result in deficient practices