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respiratory therapy technician

Description

Code

3259.7

Description

Respiratory therapy technicians assist doctors and surgeons to treat respiratory problems. They work in hospitals and medical facilities where they operate medical equipment to test patients' respiratory conditions and aid in their treatment. Respiratory therapy technicians also tend to breathing equipment and machines during surgery.

Alternative Labels

respiratory care supervisor

respiratory care assistant

respiratory technician

respiratory therapy technician

oxygen therapy technician

respiratory therapist

breathing technician

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: