Respiratory Therapist Director / Respiratory Technician

Allied Health Al Ain, United Arab Emirates


Description

Position at Oasis Hospital

Description: The role is responsible to independently perform all respiratory therapy interventions, taking into consideration patient’s best interest.

Requirements:
Education: Bachelor Degree in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent qualification AND valid ACLS/PALS Certification
Experience: Minimum of two (2)  years experience post certification as a Respiratory Therapist.   NICU experience required
HAAD Passer or HAAD licensed Preferred

Therapists - with HOD/team lead experience in NICU
Technician - good NICU experience. Kindly note technicians work under the supervision of therapists

Responsibilities:

  • Performs respiratory care procedures as per established policy and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Ensures that, written and electronic records and activity data are maintained in accordance with established guidelines