MIAMI VALLEY HOSPITAL
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH 45409
DEPT: RESPIRATORY CLINICAL
The Student Respiratory Therapist (Limited Permit Holder-LPH), functions in a multi-faceted role that demonstrates professionalism and promotes excellence in the practice of respiratory care under the direction of a Respiratory Care Professional. The SRT is responsible for providing respiratory care to patients on a limited basis. The Student therapist should be able to perform procedures for which their school has verified initial competency with the Ohio Respiratory Care Board (ORCB) and the hospital re-verifies competency during orientation. The SRT is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Ohio Respiratory Care Laws, applicable regulatory standards, institutional and system policies
Ability to analyze, prioritize and evaluate patient needs in an efficient and effective manner.
Ability to assess, implement and modify respiratory care procedures by physician order.
Initiate, maintain, troubleshoot and wean oxygen therapy or treatment regimen per physician order.
Must be able to complete all applicable clinical and didactic yearly competencies.
Must possess and display effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Possesses ability to educate patients on related disease process, treatment and/or medications.
Minimum Level of Education Required: High School completion / GED
Area of study or major: Respiratory Care
Preferred educational qualifications: Must be enrolled and in good standing in a Respiratory Care Program upon hire.
Limited Permit to perform Respiratory Care issued by Ohio Respiratory Care Board.
Must provide a copy of the Ohio Respiratory Care Board's "Verification of Education Form" which was filed with the Board by the Respiratory Care Program Director, verifying completed curriculum.
Minimum Level of Experience Required: No prior job-related work experience required
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