Senior / Respiratory Therapist

CHANGI GENERAL HOSPITAL PTE LTD
  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
    Executive
  • Contract type
    Contract, Full Time
  • Location
    East
  • Salary
    S$3600 - S$6000

Job Description

The incumbent will provide basic and advanced Respiratory Care services to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardio-respiratory system.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset to seek out opportunities for enhancements to quality, productivity and/or patient safety and care
  • Collaborate with intensivists and respiratory physicians to manage mechnically ventilated patients, facilitate weaning & liberation from mechnical ventilation
    Initiate, tirate and wean patients off Noninvasive Ventilation
    Formulate appropriate Respiratory Care plans and/or change in therapy based on patient assessment
    Assist in critical care procedures such as Airway intubation, Bronchoscopy, Percutaneous Trancheostomy etc.
  • Perform diagnostic procedures such as arterial punctures, blood gas analysis
  • Facilitate tracheostomy tube change and stoma care, humidification and aerosol therapy
  • Respond to MET (Medical Emergency Team) calls

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Respiratory or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in respiratory therapy in ICU

Closing on 13 Mar 2021