Certified Respiratory Therapist- Expert
Pay Rate: $25 / hour
Associate degree from a respiratory therapist education program and a license and certification as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) for Pennsylvania.
Will provide care for clients with heart and lung problems including treatment for asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnea, trach care, nebulizers, chest physiotherapy.
Examine individuals with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorder.
Consult with physicians to develop treatment plans.
Perform diagnostic tests such as measuring lung capacity.
Treat clients, using a variety of methods, including chest physiotherapy and aerosol medications.
Recommend proper positions.
Monitor and record the progress of treatment.
Teach staff and/or clients how to use treatments.
Teach staff for signs and symptoms of respiratory distress, aspiration pneumonia and pneumonia.