Respiratory Care

The full-scope Respiratory Care Department provides diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures to inpatients, transitional care patients, and outpatients of all ages, upon a physicians order and/or various protocols. Services to the Neonatal Care Unit and Perinatal Transport are also provided.

The Respiratory Therapist team at Magic Valley Medical Center strives to maintain a professional and friendly attitude toward the customers and co-workers, working together to deliver a knowledgeable and competent service to the patients, hospital and community. Our goal is outstanding and progressive patient care.

The core of our department at Magic Valley Medical Center has been together many years and has obvious firm history of sticking together through the best and worst of times. We seek individuals who are strong advocates of Respiratory Therapy, genuinely concerned for patients, communicate well and want to be a long-term member of our Respiratory Therapy team, hospital and community. Individuals who will ensure high quality in evaluating, treating and caring for patients with breathing disorders.

The Respiratory Care Department provides diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures to inpatients, transitional care patients and outpatients of all age groups upon a physicians order. Respiratory Care practitioners provide 24-hour availability of services that include, but are not limited to, mechanical ventilation, intubation, neonatal and perinatal transport services, full services in our Level II NICU, student preceptorships, CPAP/BIPAP, IPPB, O2 administration, aerosol and medication inhalation therapy, measurement of ventilatory mechanics, bedside PFT's, pulse oximetry and transutaneous monitoring, ETCO2 and peak flow measurements, CPT and "Theravest" therapy. EKGs, nasal washing, arterial blood gas sampling and interpretation. Multidisciplinary coordination of patient care services will occur between departments via actual communication of caregivers.

We also offer state-of-the-art body box pulmonary function studies are developing other fine outpatient services.


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