T.H. Respiratory Therapist I (SL4)

T.H. Respiratory Therapist I (SL4)

This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.

The positions in this job family assist the physician in determining and maintaining good ventilation status on life support systems for patients who are in need of therapy due to distress or post-operative surgery. They provide therapy, maintain proper settings of equipment in order to obtain acceptable Arterial Blood Gasses, and maintain all equipment for infection control purposes. They plan an active role in performing Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in a Code Blue situation.

Preferred Qualifications:

AAS in RT, RRT or certificate of completion from AMA approved therapist level RT program and three years experience; or AAS in RT or certificate of completion from AMA approved therapist level RT program, five years experience and CRTT.

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