Respiratory therapists are specially trained healthcare professionals who work under physician orders to provide a wide range of respiratory procedures and other services to people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, and other lung-related conditions.
At Jackson Hospital, our Respiratory Therapy Services provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient respiratory services for both adults and children, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Respiratory Therapy Services include diagnostic procedures, therapeutic procedures, and critical care procedures – ranging from emergency/trauma patients, chronic lung disease management, asthma disease management, newborn resuscitation and ventilation management, and adult critical care.
Using state-of-the-art equipment, licensed respiratory therapists provide services with the support of physician specialists who are board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Our range of care includes:
- ABG (Arterial blood gas) analysis
- Six Minute Walk
- Bronchodilator therapy
- Bedside bronchoscopy assisting
- Ventilator maintenance
- BiPAP monitoring
- Neonatal CPAP
- Oxygen Therapy
- Therapist driven protocol
- COPD, pneumonia, and asthma management
Location and Hours
We are located at Jackson Hospital in the Respiratory Department
Cardiology: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.—Monday through Friday
Scheduling Department (850) 718-2552
All testing with the exception of EKGs and ABGs require an appointment. Also some private insurances require written prior authorization prior to being performed. A physician’s order is required.
Respiratory: (850) 718-2545
Cardiology: (850) 718-2559
Hospital (main operator): (850) 526-2200