Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

About Respiratory Therapy

The William Bee Ririe Respiratory Therapy Department can offer the following services:

  1. Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  2. Provide emergency care, including artificial respiration, external cardiac massage and assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  3. Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, and medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.
  4. Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes, and consult with a physician if adverse reactions occur.
  5. Read prescription, measure arterial blood gases, and review patient information to assess patient condition.
  6. Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to manage patient care.
  7. Assist physicians and nurses with stabilizing newborn infant breathing needs.
  8. Perform cardio stress test under the direct supervision of a physician.
  9. Perform all EKG tests for the hospital.
  10. Diagnose respiratory diseases using pulmonary function tests.
  11. Cardiac Stress Testing
Respiratory Therapy

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Please call William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic at 775-289-4040 for an appointment with Nancy Plaskett, Registered Dietitian.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I have a question on my bill?
You can call Patient Financial Assistance at (775) 289-3001 Ext. 614.   You can also write a letter to Patient Financial Assistance at:   1500 Avenue H, Ely, NV  89301.
What is the phone number of the Clinic Pharmacy?
When is the Lab open?
Monday through Friday --from 7:00am to 7:00pm       
Saturday -- from 8:00am to 3:00pm     
Sunday --from 8:00am to 12:00pm
How do I call a patient at the hospital?
Call the Main Hospital Number, (775) 289-3001, then press Ext. 211.
How can I get my Medical Records?
Provide us with your email address when you check in at Admitting and you can access your records through the Patient Portal. Or you can email a request to set up the Patient Portal to: .Call our Medical Records staff at (775) 289-3612 Ext. 108 and they will prepare them for you. Then you can pick them up at the Hospital  during normal business hours.
When is the Clinic open?
The Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
How do I schedule an appointment at the Clinic?
Call us at (775) 289-4040.
How do I reach a Doctor or Provider at the Clinic?
Call the Clinic at (775) 289-3612 and press “1”.

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Contact Us

Clinic Appointments at
(775) 289-4040
Billing or Financial Assistance at
(775) 289-3001 Ext. 614
Human Resources at
(775) 289-3001 Ext. 299
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