Respiratory Services

#1 hospital with Maryland Health Care Commission in providing Pediatric Asthma Care Plans to our patients.  The Respiratory Therapists and 2 South Pediatric Nurses give and go over the asthma action plan. They are 100% compliant. Great teamwork!

The PFT Lab offers a full service lab with exercise stress testing, methacholine challenge testing, bedside indirect calorimetry studies.  Impulse oscillometry spirometry is also offered for 6 years old and above.  All diagnostic testing is within ATS standards.

Respiratory Therapists provide 24 hour coverage from neonates through adults in airway management.  Each therapist has ACLS and PALS certification and are members of the Code Blue and Rapid Assessment Team.

In 2011, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab had over 7,000 patient sessions and graduated 103 patients from the Phase II and III program.

Opportunities include:

Respiratory Care Practitioner
Pulmonary Function Technologist
EEG/EKG Technician
Exercise Physiologist
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nurse