Certified Respiratory Therapist (Fayette, AL)

Posted: 09/13/2023


  1. Performs and accurately records technical procedures safely, effectively, efficiently, and within scope of policy
  2. Reviews, collects, and evaluates relevant clinical data, and formulates an appropriate care plan based on patient assessment.
  3. Performs both basic and advanced emergency, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures for neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  4. Provides effective education to patients and co-workers as appropriate.
  5. Assembles, checks, and corrects malfunctions and performs quality controls on respiratory care equipment.
  6. Actively participates in departmental quality assurance and facility-wide organizational performance improvement activities.
  7. Gives rationale for actions, decisions, and clinical care, based on scientific principles, clinical practice guidelines, or successful experience
  8. Patient care procedures include:
  1. Oxygen/Aerosol Therapy
  2. Bronchial Hygiene
  3. Postural Drainage and Percussion
  4. Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing
  5. Acapella
  6. Aerosolized Medications
  7. Hand Held Nebulizer
  8. Metered Dose Inhaler
  9. Dry Powder Inhaler
  10. Adult/Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care
  11. CPAP/BiPAP
  12. E-ZPAP
  13. Mechanical ventilation including transport
  14. Blood collection and analysis
  15. Emergency tracheostomy tube replacement
  16. Bedside Pulmonary Function Testing
DCH Standards
  • Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
  • Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
  • Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
  • Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned. 


 1.  Current Alabama Respiratory Therapist license.