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Scope of Service
To define the services available patients from the Respiratory Care Services (RCS) Department at the MCGHI Medical Center, Adult Respiratory Care Services and Adult Pulmonary Function Laboratory.
Policy applies to all MCGHI Respiratory Care Services employees, Respiratory Therapy Instructors and contract employees.
The Department of Respiratory Care offers the following services. Not all employees of RCS are eligible to provide all services.
It is the responsibility of each employee to provide best patient care with the Scope of Care delineated in this policy and their job description. Each employee must maintain annual competencies and Managers and Lead Therapists of the Medical Center and the Children's Hospital have the responsibility to insure staff maintains annual competencies and prohibit staff lacking annual competencies from practicing those therapies or procedures.