May 09, 2023

Respiratory Student Tech (RCA)

  • FirstHealth of the Carolinas
  • Pinehurst, NC, USA

Job Description

Job Details:

Assists Respiratory Therapist in providing respiratory care services as a limited licensed Respiratory Therapist extern Essential Functions

  • Serves in the capacity of a Respiratory Therapy Technician. Under the supervision of Respiratory Therapist.
  • Assists with performing patient assessments and treatments
  • Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection.
  • Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition.
  • Documents patient care given
  • Administers handheld nebulizer treatments and oxygen.

Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent Currently enrolled as a second-year student in a Respiratory Therapy program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 required. Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) Minimum Work Experience One (1) round of clinical respiratory education rotation