|Job Location||Saudi Arabia|
|Industry||Hospitals / Healthcare / Diagnostics|
|Functional Area||Not Mentioned|
SummaryProvides Respiratory care as assigned. Serves as a resource to healthcare providers in relation to technical and therapeutic aspects of Respiratory Care.Essential Responsibilities and Duties2. Monitors patient responses and modifies therapies based on clinical/physiologic assessments and consultation with physicians.3. Reads and evaluates physicians orders. Applies mechanical ventilator support of patients and monitors patients response.4. Modifies ventilator management to meet patient needs, based on clinical assessment, physiologic monitoring, laboratory data and consultation with the physician.5. Performs invasive and non-invasive physiologic procedures (i.e., blood gas analysis, TCM, EtC02, etc.) as established policy and procedures indicate.6. Participates in the development and modification of respiratory care plans and therapeutic goals for patients with cardiopulmonary diseases.7. Provides direct assistance to the physician and Code Team in cardiac I respiratory arrest situations with primary responsibilities being patient airway and blood gas analysis, Member of the Rapid Response Team.8. Provides advanced emergency airway care (i.e. intubation, tracheal suctioning, etc. . .) according to approved protocols.9. Interprets basic EKG tracings and documents clinical assessment.10. Assists with pulmonary diagnostic procedures (i.e. bronchoscopy, etc.) as necessary.11. Assists in the orientation and perception of new employees and students as assigned.12. Provides simple user-maintenance and troubleshooting of routinely used Respiratory Care equipment.13. Complies with Hospital Infection Control and safety policies and procedures.EducationBachelors or Associate Degree/Diploma (NorthAmerican) in Respiratory Therapy or CardiopulmonaryTechnology is required.Experience RequiredGrade 09: Four (4) years as Respiratory Therapist at KFSH&RC. . Average of annual performance appraisal at least (3.5) for the last four (4) years. . Fifty (50) hours of cumulative continued medical education [CME].Other Requirements(Certificates). Advanced Life Support Course (ACLS) certification.. Paediatric Life Support Course (ACLS) certification.. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification. .Current Registration from country of origin and Saudi Commissionfor Health Specialties (SCHS) is required.
The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (Arabic: مستشفى الملك فيصل التخصصي ومركز الأبحاث) (KFSH&RC) is tertiary referral hospital in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia.
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