LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Inhalation therapist / Registered Nurse

Expire Date: 
Sat, 07/21/2012
Inhalation therapy
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours/day Monday to Friday the first six month as probation period, then 12 h /day (15 days)

BS Inhalation therapy
BS Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing, or TS3
Work Experience:
Minimum of 3 years, Intensive care unit or Anesthesia department.

Required Skills: 

• CPR management
• Good knowledge of professional nursing concepts, principles and practices
• Able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
• Team worker
• Flexible
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Good in English and Arabic, French is a plus
• Good computer skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• Operate, maintain, and manage mechanical ventilation.
• Manage patient transportation on mechanical ventilation
• Draw sampling blood for invasive arterial lines
• Draw blood gas drawing, analysis and interpretation
• Administer oxygen therapy, humidity therapy and drug
• Apply BIPAP, IPPB and IS techniques
• Do Special pulmonary function testing
• Do chest physiotherapy and airway clearance technique
• Manage all equipment in accordance with department policy
• Check all resuscitation equipment and replacing missed items
• Perform a daily round, as necessary on all patients’ areas, check equipment in use , and make the necessary charges according to the hospital free schedule
• Keep a daily record of all services provided to patients in the patient’s chart and in department’s files

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