General Summary of Position:* Responsible for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the management and preventive care of patients with complex/advanced cardiopulmonary problems and/or performing pulmonary function, metabolic, and exercise tests/studies and assisting physicians with bronchoscopies, bedside and in the laboratory. Additionally, responsible for the calibration and maintenance of equipment and documenting procedures and recording results..Education:* Associate's degree in Respiratory Therapy from an AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy..Experience:* 1 -3 years required as a Licensed Respiratory Therapist.Certification/Registration/Licensure:* Current Certification or Registry by the National Board for Respiratory Care and must maintain an active license by the District of Columbia to practice Respiratory Care.About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
Location/Region: Washington, DC (20319)