Respiratory Therapist (Contract)

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
    Executive
  • Contract type
    Contract
  • Location
    Central
  • Salary
    S$3000 - S$5000

Job Description

Job Description:

  • To provide clinical respiratory care under the supervision of physicians and approved guidelines.

o  Perform complete or modified patient respiratory assessment as required.

o  Consult with physicians, other healthcare professionals regarding the patient status and care plans.

o  Monitor patient’s progress and modify respiratory care plan.

o  Participate in multidisciplinary patient rounds.

o  Document procedures, organize and analyze data, and maintain accurate records.

o  Provide and manage plans for weaning patients off ventilators and comply with clinical and service standards.

o  Practice within areas of professional competence and seek clinical support from supervisor/ other healthcare professionals when appropriate

o  Actively support Non Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation and Tracheostomy patients in General Wards

o  Adhere to hospital and department operating procedures in the delivery of respiratory care services.

  • To perform and monitor diagnostic procedures.

o  Arterial Puncture and Blood Gas Analysis

o  Bedside monitoring of Pulse Oximetry and End Tidal CO2 (Capnometry)

o  Weaning parameters

o  Hemodynamic monitoring

  • To perform General Therapeutics Services.

o  Aerosol Therapy

o  Oxygen Therapy and High Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy

o  Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy

  • To perform Special Therapeutics Services.

o  Airway Care

o  Mechanical Ventilation

o  High Frequency Oscillation Ventilation (HFOV)

o  Non-Invasive Ventilation Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV)

o  Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

o  Lung Ultrasound

o  ECMO monitoring

  • To perform Emergency and Acute Care Procedures.

o  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

o  Intubation Assist

o  Patient Intra and Inter Hospital Transport

  • To assist Special Procedures.

o  Bronchoscopy

o  Bedside Percutaneous Tracheostomy

  • To provide technical support to respiratory therapy equipment.

o  Perform troubleshooting and basic maintenance for respiratory equipment.

o  Perform required calibration and quality control procedure.

o  Comply with safety regulations related to equipment and medical gases.

o  Ensure proper functioning of respiratory equipment.

  • To collaborate with other healthcare members and participate in appropriate cross-functions  improvement initiatives.

o  To actively update knowledge and skills in Respiratory Therapy.

o  To comply with infection control practices.

o  To help in any data collection of the department.

o  To help in any education of Nurses, Doctors and other healthcare professionals.

o  To contribute to departmental inservice training programmes, hospital educational talks and external talks / workshops / forums / seminars.

To perform other duties as may be assigned by Reporting Officer.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Preferably Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registered Respiratory Therapist or equivalent from country of origin.
  • Preferably with 3 years’ clinical work experience in various Intensive Care Units in a reputable hospital.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in IT skills (Microsoft Excel / Word / Access / PowerPoint).
  • Service oriented and customer focused.
  • Result oriented and a good team player.

Interested applicants are invited to email a detailed resume stating your current and expected salary to alliedhealth@nuhs.edu.sg

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Closing on 11 Feb 2021