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Average Salary for Respiratory Therapist Certified in Baltimore, Maryland

The average salary of a(n) Respiratory Therapist Certified in Baltimore, Maryland is $66,869.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Respiratory Therapist Certified in Baltimore, Maryland is $32.15.

The average bonus of a(n) Respiratory Therapist Certified in Baltimore, Maryland is $956.00.

Job Description:

Assesses and gives patient treatment, management, and preventive care to patients with cardiopulmonary problems. Assumes primary responsibility, practicing under the direction of a Supervisor and/or Physician, for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Reads prescription, measures arterial blood gases, and reviews patient information to assess patient condition and determine requirements for treatment, such as type and duration of therapy, and medication and dosages. Requires NBRC certification. Administers aerosol medications and treatments to patients for inhalation, and positions patients to assist in breathing and prevent lung obstruction. Determines most suitable method of administering inhalants, precautions to be observed, and modifications which may be needed that will be compatible with Physician's orders. Uses equipment such as ventilators to support respiration and maintain patient's oxygen supply. Operates equipment to ensure specified parameters of treatment, such as volume, gas concentration, humidity, and temperature, and to administer medicinal gases and aerosol drugs to patients. Monitors patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes. Performs chest physiotherapy on patient to remove mucus from their lungs and make it easier for them to breathe and assists patient in performing breathing exercises. Assists in the performance of diagnostic testing by performing pulmonary function tests to be used by Physician in diagnosis of case. Observes equipment function and adjusts equipment to obtain optimum results to therapy. Consults with Physician in event of adverse reactions. Maintains patient's chart that contains pertinent identification and therapy information. Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently. Provides patient education and support for patients suffering from chronic lung disease. Less

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