Haywood Regional Medical Center
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Respiratory Therapist PRN Nights in Los Alamos, NM at Los Alamos Medical Center
at Haywood Regional Medical Center
Job DescriptionLos Alamos Medical Center
Los Alamos Medical Center is acommunity Hospital located in the beautiful mountain community of Los Alamos,NM, surrounded by the powerful Jemez Mountains. Los Alamos is a healthoriented community that is proud to have its own ski hill, golf course, aquaticcenter where Olympic swim teams train, the best schools in the state of NM,outstanding hiking trails, is a very safe community and is the home of LosAlamos National Labs. Local historical and beautiful sites (Santa Fe,Taos) are within an hour’s drive of Los Alamos.
Los Alamos Medical Center iscommitted to its quality initiatives and a culture of safety, is invested inthe growth of its staff and thus supports ongoing education, certifications andother ongoing learning, and extends numerous recognition programsto all of its staff, and serves the community well.
Measures lung capacity and analyzesblood samples using a blood gas analyzer.
Delivers and assesses response toordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patientcondition as appropriate.
Evaluates respiratory care policiesand procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
Responds to codes and calls foremergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriatetreatment.
Educates the patient and familyabout the patient's illness and provides information about community supportgroups and other resources.
Monitors, receives, stocks, anddistributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
Maintains storage areas withrequired supply levels and equipment.
Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizesequipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.