Respiratory Therapist

Date
11/6/2022
Location
Dubai, Dubai, AE
Job Type
Full-Time
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About Fakeeh University Hospital

Fakeeh University Hospital delivers the best possible outcomes for its patients through smart technology and academic strengths. Built on an integrated healthcare model, the hospital brings you the legacy of over four decades of compassionate care – drawn from the renowned Fakeeh Care group based in Saudi Arabia.
Fakeeh University Hospital is made up of like-minded healthcare providers, working towards a common goal, which is, delivering quality healthcare to people all around the world. Our passionate staff members have years of experience within and outside the country.
Fakeeh University Hospital is a digital hospital, having fully integrated electronic medical records, supporting improvements to the quality and efficiency of healthcare services for patients and the community at large. Additionally, we operate an efficient emergency department.

Job Profile

Provide technical support for Pulmonology services at FUH and ensure optimal clinical care and safety of patients.
Work within a multidisciplinary team with a personalised and caring attitude.
Participate in public health awareness initiatives.
Participate in training programs as required.

Responsibilities

Following thorough, comprehensive and holistic approach he/she carries out pulmonary function tests on patients with respiratory diseases or disorders, as part of a clinical management team under the direction of the referring Pulmonologist.
Provides technical advice and surveillance on patients requiring assisted ventilation.
This includes ensuring optimal function of all associated equipment. Malfunctions shall be reported to the biomedical team in a timely fashion.
Monitor’s a patient’s physiological response to therapy and consults with the MRP (Most Responsible Physician) at all times.
Carries out bronchopulmonary drainage as required and instruct staffs, patients and their families in performing breathing exercises.
Ensures consistent, accurate and detailed documentation of patient encounters as per policy.
Reviews with the medical staffs, adverse events, problem incidents and complaints, and explores all opportunities to improve the quality of care and provide recommendations with regard to risk management.
Participates in a quality assurance program for Pulmonology, and monitors key performance indicators
Assists the Chief of Pulmonology in developing best practice guidelines and protocols
Complies with the organisations policies, procedures and work instructions and commits to the organizations Employee Code of Conduct.
Complies with the Health and Safety regulations of the organization and regulatory body.
Participation in organization wide initiatives
Fosters interdepartmental liaison.  
Promotes efficient and effective communication within the organisation.
Promotes health awareness to patients and their families.
Demonstrates and affirms a commitment to Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Other duties as reasonably requested by the Department Chair or Chief Medical Officer.

Education

Bachelor's in Respiratory Therapy or Equivalent

Experience

Minimum 3 years experience after certification

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