Respiratory Therapist

Black Pearl

Job description / Role

Our client, a large medical facility, is urgently looking for a Respiratory Therapist to be based in Abu Dhabi. In this role, you will have the responsibility to independently, or under the supervision of senior therapists, carry out all respiratory therapy interventions, taking into consideration patient’s best interest. Other responsibilities will include:

?Performs respiratory care procedures as per established policy and procedures, i.e. if required under the direction of a Senior Respiratory Therapist, doctor or nurse.

Assumes responsibility for operating autonomously, utilizing critical thinking and problem solving skills

Monitors patient responses and modifies therapies based on clinical/physiologic assessments and in consultation with physicians

Reads and evaluates physicians’ orders. Applies mechanical ventilator support of patients and monitors patient’s response

Modifies ventilator management to meet patient needs, based on clinical assessment, physiologic monitoring, and laboratory data and in consultation with the physician

Participates in the development and modification of respiratory care plans and therapeutic goals for patients with cardiopulmonary diseases

Assists the physician and Code Team in cardiac / respiratory arrest situations as request

Provides advanced emergency airway care according to approved protocol

Assists with pulmonary diagnostic procedures as required

Provides user-maintenance and troubleshooting of Respiratory Care equipment

Assesses and orders appropriate materials/equipment as per established guidelines.

Highlights any maintenance requirements or breakdowns to senior staff and is responsible for ensuring the repair of defected equipment

Ensures that, written and electronic records and activity data are maintained in accordance with established guidelines

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