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Respiratory Care Associate Days Contingent

Job ID: 2205037497-7 Date posted: 10/30/2022 Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
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Children’s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Children’s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.

Job Description:

Administers respiratory care under the direct supervision of Licensed Respiratory Therapist.

  • Administers prescribed doses of medical gases and aerosolized drugs to patients and uses oxygen mixtures in conjunction with therapeutic respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Performs blood gas analysis and maintenance on analyzers and provides/monitors routine oxygen therapy.
  • Operates, calibrates, processes and maintains respiratory equipment. Sets up and administers therapeutic treatments.
  • Performs patient care rounds, and interacts with the Respiratory Case Manager and/or Senior Respiratory Therapist in the development of the patients respiratory care plan.
  • Performs patient transports. Educates patient, as needed, regarding the use of equipment.


1. Successful completion of one year of an AMA/CoARC approved Respiratory Care program. OR High School diploma/GED with OJT for minimum of ten years. OR Associates degree in science.

2. BLS certification required.

Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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