Respiratory Care Practitioner
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. Required Certification, Registration, and/or 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. EXPERIENCE 1 -3 years required as a Licensed Respiratory Therapist.