Respiratory Therapist
Armed Forces Hospital Southern Region
Saudi Arabia,Asir,Khamis Mushayt
5d ago
source : drjobs.ae
  • Monitoring patient physiological responses to therapy such as arterial blood gases, vital signs or blood chemistry, and lung function changes, and consulting with physicians if there are adverse reactions.
  • Working as part of a team of health care professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures.
  • Setting up and operating devices including therapeutic gas administration apparatus, mechanical ventilators, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators.
  • Following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Providing emergency care, such as external cardiac massage, artificial respiration, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Inspecting, testing, cleaning, and maintaining respiratory therapy equipment to ensure it is functioning safely and efficiently.
  • Maintaining charts that contain patient identification and therapy information.
  • Measuring arterial blood gases, reading prescriptions, lung capacity, and reviewing other information to assess patient condition.
  • Relaying blood analysis results to a physician.
  • Making emergency visits to resolve equipment problems when necessary.
  • Ordering equipment repairs when necessary.
  • Explaining health care treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation.
  • Checking pulmonary function in patients.
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