How much does an ECMO Technician make in the United States? The average ECMO Technician salary in the United States is $83,069 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $76,636 and $96,444. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Provides respiratory care for patients receiving therapy using extra-corporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO). Performs continuous surveillance, assessment, and troubleshooting of the ECMO circuit and the patient's status. Assesses patient's response to therapy by performing diagnostic tests and procedures including arterial blood gas sampling, oxygen saturation, end-tidal carbon dioxide measurement, pulmonary mechanics, spirometry, and metabolic testing. May assist the physician with special procedures. Documents all pertinent observations related to patient care treatments, response to treatments, and all recommendations for modifications in the treatment plan. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy or equivalent. Requires certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), applicable state license, and CPR-BLS certification. May sometimes require Adult Critical Care Specialist (ACCS) certification. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)
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