RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapist - 110135

RT - Respiratory Therapy RRT - Registered Respiratory Therapists Doha Qatar


International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


3 Year contract (renewable)

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.

From 8300 QAR up to 15375 QAR per month.  15375 QAR is equal to +/- 3000 JOD / 11700 TND / 61 000 South-African Rand / 230 000 PHP / 522 000 PKR / 76 000 SDG.

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.



The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

3 yrs Diploma from Accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.


Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.



Entry level 3-5 years acute care, specialty, subspecialty or other relevant experience preferred.


Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Summary:

  • Providing highly specialized Respiratory Therapy services within a professional discipline.
  • Supervises overall respiratory therapy activities of Respiratory Therapists and Technicians in assigned Division.
  • Actively participates in the development and revision of standards, guidelines, protocols and pathways for optimal care delivery. Assumes responsibility for self-development through continuing education pathways.



Assess/Plan care:

  • Participates and or leads in rounds with health care team and exchange information on patient care management between physician and Respiratory Therapist.
  • Proactively identifies and address potential crisis / risk situations in the clinical environment.
  • Assesses cardio-respiratory status including physical assessment, response to treatment, non-invasive monitoring, laboratory and radiological data.
  • Assesses appropriateness of clinical and/or technical support and treatment as related to respiratory therapy.
  • Anticipates and identifies crisis situations arising from specific illness and/or illness management.
  • Initiates in the development of the inter-professional patient care plan.
  • Initiates appropriate referrals to other members of the health care team.
  • Assists with discharge planning activities as they relate to cardio-respiratory needs.
  • Performs periodic evaluation of respiratory care assessment and plan of care for all the critical care patients with respiratory disorders in collaboration with Respiratory Therapy Team leaders.
  • Maintain patient records, ethical and legislative framework that influences the practice of Respiratory Therapy.



  • Provides direct, specialized comprehensive care, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Acts as contact person for selected patient populations.
  • Coordinates transportation of cardio-respiratory compromised patients.
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to emergency/crisis situations.
  • May perform Pulmonary Function testing, Early intervention of oxygen delivery and other therapeutic gases; Airway management / Intubation, ventilation invasive/non-invasive; Provision of airway hygiene and mucus clearance; Provides expert technical support of cardio-respiratory equipment.
  • Advocates for the patient and family.
  • Assisting physician in complex procedures like tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, E/T intubation, apnea-test procedures, weaning of mechanical ventilation and airway extubation.
  • Arterial blood gas sampling and analyzing.
  • Administration of medication e.g.: surfactants, oxygen, helium and nitric oxide etc. by inhalation or Instillation as prescribe by the attending physician.
  • Assessment and treatment of respiratory associated disorder.
  • Monitoring respiratory equipment.



  • Ensures the respiratory therapy plan is responsive to and supportive of the individualized needs of the infant/ child/patient/family with regard to acuity of illness, necessity of technology, and goals of the inter-professional team.



  • Consults with patient/family, health care team members internal and external to the Employer to provide seamless service for the child/family throughout the continuum of care.
  • Provides consultation to patients and families, Employer’s staff.



  • Provides educational training to his / her team members, nurses, Patient families and other health care professionals.
  • May participate in departmental or program research initiatives.
  • Creatively uses teaching/learning processes to meet educational goals as health care professionals.
  • Educational intervention (i.e. Asthma, Complex Technology Dependant Care)
  • Participates in and/or develops and promotes research.
  • Engages in evidence-based practice and initiates changes to improve the quality of respiratory care.
  • Educates patients/families, students and other members of the health care team.
  • Participates in hospital/departmental/university/college learning programs as required.
  • Organizational Responsibilities:
  • May support data collection of key indicators
  • Preceptors and Evaluator for all the new Staff and Students.
  • Performing quality control studies, monitoring and evaluating quality indicators for his/ her assigned Division. Performing Open and close Record Review
  • Developing and Updating Policies and protocols meeting the Employer’s and International standards
  • Performs periodic Competency evaluation of Respiratory Therapist.
  • Maintaining staff compliance for respiratory therapy documentation.
  • Participates on hospital/departmental committees as required.
  • Leads in quality resource management activities.
  • May delivers continuing education activities.
  • May participate in the identification and selection of departmental resources i.e. equipment.
  • Adheres to hospital standards, policies and procedures in all aspects of providing care.
  • Engages in reflective practice and participates in the performance management program.
  • Assists Nursing staff and other members of the health care team in times of increased census and acuity.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Physical requirements:

  • This position requires standing, sitting, walking, and talking for undetermined periods of time. The individual can reasonably be expected to bend, stoop, reach, turn, and carry certain amount of weight 50 % of the time.


Working Conditions:


  • This individual spends more than 90 % of her/his time in patient care areas.
  • The potential for exposure to biohazardous agents or exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other potential infectious agents is significant.
  • This position requires contact with patients and staff under a wide variety of circumstances. He/she is subject to varying and unpredictable situations, many interruptions, long irregular working hours, multiple calls and inquiries, meetings, and travel.
About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.