Respiratory Therapist Jobs in San Francisco, California
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Are they dropping Respiratory Therapists to use RN's?
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I am going to school for an associates degree in Cardiopulmonary Care Science, and I am stuck between being a Respiratory therapist or a technician. Any input on both jobs would be greatly appreciated...
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$37,440.00 - $64,480.00
Typical Salary for Respiratory Therapist in San Francisco
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Restores patient's pulmonary function; alleviates pain; supports life by planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy; supervises respiratory therapy technicians; maintains patient records.
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Provides emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Administers respiratory therapy treatments by performing bronchopulmonary drainage; assisting with breathing exercises; monitoring physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes; directing treatments given by aides, technicians and assistants.
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