Sparrow Health System
Carson City, Michigan 48811

Job Description

Positions Location: Carson City, MI


Job Description


General Purpose of Job: 

Provides bedside respiratory care to patients as assigned by supervisors and given on the physician's written order for both in-house and out-patient care

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Demonstrates respiratory care procedures to trainees, therapists, and other health care providers.
  • Maintains minimum level of competency as described in the Orientation, Training and Competency manual.
  • Communicates with physicians in matters relevant to patient status. Works in collaboration with other health professionals to ensure effective management of patient care.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots respiratory equipment to ensure the accuracy of results and safety according to regulatory requirements
  • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment for pulmonary function testing and respiratory therapy.
  • Collects QI data as requested.
  • Educates patient and family members/other caregivers as to the planned therapy, goals, and disease management.
  • Ensures proper operation of equipment
  • May be required to perform other diagnostic procedures. Diagnostic procedures may include, cardiac stress testing, cardiac event monitoring, Echocardiograms, Electroencephalograms, Holter monitoring, and Pulmonary Function Testing.
  • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.




Job Requirements

General Requirements * Must be licensed by the state of Michigan * BCLS required. * Must complete Neonatal Resuscitation Program within one year of hire. * ACLS within one year of hire.
Work Experience * None
Education * Associates degree or certification by the NBRC is required.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills * Advanced knowledge of cardiopulmonary anatomy, physiology and hemodynamics. * Must be proficient in recognizing various cardiac arrhythmias.


Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

2 Year(s)

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 11/13/2022