Basic Life Support Certification Required
MA Respiratory Therapist Licensure Required
- GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The therapist is expected to be able to perform all modes of Respiratory care as defined in the department policy and procedure manual. These tasks will include, but are not limited too, delivery of small volume nebulizers, drawing of arterial blood gases, maintaining artificial airways and mechanical ventilation. The therapist must be competent to deliver these therapies to all age groups ranging from perinatal to geriatric.
- WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care. Licensed in the state of Massachusetts in respiratory care. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification for Healthcare Providers (BLSHP). Maintenance of CEUs in accordance with the regulation of licensure in the state of Massachusetts