UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification (11/02)
JOB TITLE: Respiratory Therapy Technician
CLASS CODE: 000982
Provide technical assistance for all invasive and/or special procedures performed by the physicians in the Respiratory Medicine division.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in invasive procedures to include bronchoscopy, pleural biopsy insertion of chest tubes and transbronchial oxygen catheters.
Maintain space, equipment, and supplies utilized for procedures.
Perform necessary duties to ensure appropriate care of the patient to include monitoring of vital signs and assessing level of comfort.
Review patient charts for signed consent and required lab results; bring any discrepancies to the attention of the physician.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS
Associate's degree or completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Technician program. Certification as a Respiratory Therapy Technician by the national Board for Respiratory Care. Current CRR card.
One year of related experience.