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Respiratory Care Therapists (RT)

Dedicated Nursing Associates, a medical staffing firm, has current openings for Respiratory Care Therapists (RT). If you are experienced in providing quality care to those who need assistance, we want you on our team! With DNA, you choose where you want to work, when you want to work, and how often you want to work.

Occupational Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing direct patient care in accordance with established plans.

Reports To: Respiratory Team Leader or Physician

Supervises: This is a non-supervisory position


  1. Minimum of an associate degree from a credited Respiratory Therapist Program
  2. Valid license as a Respiratory Therapist in the state of practice.
  3. Minimum BLS/CPR certification
  4. Minimum of one year’s clinical experience
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Assess patient’s respiratory status and administers prescribed respiratory therapy procedures as ordered by physician.
  2. Evaluates patient’s response to respiratory treatments and follows proper protocol to inform physician and nurse in the event of an adverse reaction.
  3. Monitors performance of respiratory related equipment.
  4. Charts and records therapy and any changes in physician’s orders in patient chart.
  5. Assists physician in management of mechanical ventilation.
  6. Demonstrates and promotes appropriate communication with other hospital medical staff.
  7. Review patient charts for appropriate data pertinent to respiratory status and informs physicians of any complications or hazards relevant to the prescribed regime.
  8. Adjusts mechanical ventilators according to physician’s guidelines to maintain acceptable blood gas parameters.
  9. Performs specific diagnostic tests relevant to respiratory care, especially arterial blood gasses and spirometry.
  10. Demonstrates consideration and professionalism in working with patient’s family members.
  11. Set up, inspect, test and operate mechanical ventilators, oxygen apparatuses, and nebulizer treatments.

Dedicated Nursing Associates offers employees the following benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off
  • Referral bonus plan
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible opportunities range from 40+ Hours per week, As Needed (PRN), Contract and Travel Assignment


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear assessing/communicating with patients and staff. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

The employee must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by the supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listen in this job description.

The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time for any reason.


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Dedicated Nursing Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer