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Job Description

Watertown Regional Medical Center

Respiratory Therapists educate, diagnose, and treat people who are suffering from heart and lung problems. Specialized in both cardiac and pulmonary care, Respiratory Therapists often collaborate with the care team in various aspects of clinical care of patients. Respiratory Therapists are specialists in airway management; actively maintaining an open airway during management of trauma and intensive care. Respiratory Therapists often are in charge of initiating and managing life support for people in intensive care units and emergency departments, stabilizing and monitoring high risk patients being moved from hospital to hospital by air or ground ambulance, and administering inhaled drugs and medical gases such as asthma medication, oxygen, and anesthetic gases. Respiratory Therapists are also primary clinicians in conducting tests to measure lung function and teaching people to manage asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder among many other cardiac and lung functions.

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates will have a degree in Respiratory Therapy, Bachelors Degree preferred. Licensed by the State of Wisconsin (RT) and registered (RRT, RCPT or CRTT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

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