LCMC Health Reg. Respiratory Therapist in New Orleans, Louisiana

The purpose of this job is to evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders, under the direction of a physician. Determines: the site for arterial puncture or cannulation; the selection of artificial airway types and sizes; initial ventilatory settings for mechanical ventilation; ventilator changes based on established parameters; and, patient assignments to staff based on skills inventory. (2009)

Minimum of six months clinical experience is required.

Associated of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy or the equivalent as required by the NBRC.