Respiratory Therapy Assistant - #19543505

MedStar Health

Date: Apr 5, 2021
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Full time
MedStar Health

General Summary of Position:

  • Responsible for providing basic assistive therapeutic procedures that does not require state licensure in the management and preventive care of patients with cardiopulmonary problemsMaintains and cleans departmental equipment. Assembles and checks equipment for proper functioning. Performs inventory control of department equipment and related supplies, restocks, as needed. May assist with cleaning rooms between surgical procedures and transporting of patient and/or supplies/specimens


  • High school degree or GED diploma is required. May require up to l year of technical or other specialized training. Requires the ability to read and write; and knowledge of grammar, and arithmetic including fractions and decimals. May require the use of standard office/medical equipment (i.e., typewriter, personal computer, data terminal, on-line printer, calculator, telephone, facsimile, copier, sterilizing equipment, blood pressure cuff, or tables); the preparation, comparison or checking of reports, records and related data; and basic use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings and knowledge of their application.


  • Six to twelve months of hospital experience required


  • None for this position.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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