Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Concern for Others * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Independence * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative
Representative Tasks * Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms. * Set equipment controls to regulate the flow of oxygen, gases, mists, or aerosols. * Work with patients in areas such as the emergency rooms, neonatal or pediatric intensive care, or surgical intensive care, treating conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or pneumonia.
IndustryHealth Care & Social Assistance,
Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT), In-Home Therapist, Life Support Technician, Medical Technician, Oxygen Equipment Technician, Oxygen Therapy Technician, Pulmonary Function Technician (PF Technician), Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT), Registered Respiratory Technician, Registered Respiratory Therapy Technician, Respiratory Care Assistant (RCA), Respiratory Care Technician, Respiratory Director, Respiratory Supervisor, Respiratory Support Technician, Respiratory Technician, Respiratory Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapy Assistant, Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT), Respiratory Therapy Technologist.