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Certified R.T. Technician
Job Code: 2160
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Shift: Night shift
* Contact: Lindsey Skelton
A certified respiratory therapist (CRT) who is eligible to be registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) may be required to deliver respiratory care services in all areas of the hospital (e.g. intensive care units, medical and surgical floors, emergency departments post-anesthesia care units, infant nurseries, and the chronic care units). The CRT who is not eligible to be registered by the NBRC may be required to work in all areas of the hospital except the critical care areas. The therapist must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assigned and must be able to perform special duties required by the assignment. May be required to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners. The therapist may be assigned orientation and in service education responsibilities as well as be asked to function in the roll of mentor for students of respiratory therapy participating in clinical rotations at Children's Hospital. The CRT carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to policies, procedures, and guidelines approved by the Medical Director of the department. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.