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    Summary

    The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System performs a vital role in our Critical Care Units to support the mission of the Veterans Health Administration in providing quality care for our nations Veterans

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    Responsibilities

    1. Provide respiratory care to patients in critical care as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual.
    2. Maintain credentials under the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    3. Operate and Monitor medical equipment or instruments in connection with a variety of established treatment procedures.
    4. Exhibit caring and professional demeanor to staff, patients and their family members.
    5. Deliver mechanical ventilation, tracheal suctioning, miscellaneous emergency actions, obtain blood gas samples, document all assigned work performed.
    6. Disassemble, clean, sterilize, calibrate, test, and reassemble medical equipment

    Work Schedule: 7:00am-3:30pm First two weeks, rotating for 24/7 coverage including evenings, weekends, holidays, and emergency situations.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Bargaining Unit: This is a bargaining unit position

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562671700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.