Pulmonary Diagnostic Respiratory Therapist - RRT FT
Company: Baptist Health - Alabama
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central
Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient
services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery,
Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health,
visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org.
The Pulmonary Diagnostics Respiratory Therapist performs routine
testing (spirometry, lung volumes and diffusion) on inpatients and
outpatients referred. Responsible for assisting with bedside ICU
bronchoscopy, lab diagnostic bronchoscopy and/or Interventional
pulmonary therapeutic bronchoscopy; and works with a
multidisciplinary team to include pulmonologist, endoscopy nurse,
or nurse, and anesthesiologist. Performs all general and critical
care respiratory care procedures and diagnostics on patients ages
infant through adult. Administers, under medical direction,
beta-agonists medication as well as bronchoconstricitive agents to
patients, in order to assess pulmonary response. Maintains
effective working relationships with patients, physicians and other
- Alabama Licensed Respiratory Therapist license from the ASBRT
and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National
Board of Respiratory Care. If credentialed after 2002, must
maintain active membership status for credentials issued by the
National Board for Respiratory Care. Basic Life Support (BLS).
Minimum one (1) year of experience as a respiratory therapist,
and/or pulmonary function testing. Registered Pulmonary Function
Technologist (RPFT) or Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist
(CPFT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred.
Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
Must have the ability to successfully complete work within rigid
time constraints. Must possess reasoning ability and good
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