Respiratory Therapist/Sleep Tech

Respiratory Therapist/Sleep Tech

Date Posted: January 9, 2020
Department: Respiratory Care and Sleep Disorder Center
Status: Full-Time
Shift: 3rd Shift

It is the mission of Graham Health System to provide compassionate, quality health services, in a responsible and charitable manner, to the people and communities we serve. We are the community’s choice for an exceptional healthcare experience. Graham Health System is seeking a great applicant to join our team. Graham Health System offers a great team atmosphere with multiple benefits.

Under general direction, Respiratory Therapists: plan, implement and evaluate diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory services to assist physicians in the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiopulmonary and related disorders; participate actively in the education of patients, students, staff, physicians and themselves; provide technical support for all equipment related to the hospital based practice of Respiratory Therapy; assist with general department functions. Reports to the Director of Respiratory Care Services.

The applicant in this position must be a graduate from AMA approved school for respiratory care.  Applicant must possess a current Registered Respiratory therapy license, or Certification as a respiratory care technician, and have CPR Certification. One year of hospital-based respiratory services preferred.  Ability to apply knowledge base of clinical variations.

 The Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the Clinical Director (MD, DO, or PhD, or designee) to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.  This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education.  A Polysomnographic Technologist can supervise a polysomnographic technician.

BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification required. RPSGT or RST required within 12 months of eligibility date. Sleep technology experience preferred, however, training will be offered, with required timely completion for interested candidates that are without experience/certification.