Respiratory Therapy Services

For more information on our Respiratory Therapy department, please call 575.521.5280

Memorial Medical Center's Respiratory Team provides 24/7 coverage to provide care for all inpatient services from neonates to geriatrics. Our Respiratory Therapists work closely with Providers and Nursing to deliver quality care to some of the most critically ill patients in Southwest New Mexico.

Our department offers a higher level of care provided by a professional and experienced staff. 100% of our team is made up of Registered Respiratory Therapists and nearly half with a specialty certification such as NPS (neonatal pediatric specialty) or ACCS (adult critical care specialty).

Some of the specific respiratory procedures offered at Memorial Medical Center include:

  • Arterial Blood Gasses
  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Chest Percussion Therapy to include Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation
  • Invasive and Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Member of the Multidisciplinary Round Team, Code Blue, Rapid Response, Code Heart, Code Stroke, Trauma and High-Risk Delivery Team
  • Nebulizer and MDI Administration
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Patient Assessment
  • Pulmonary Function Testing including Bronchial Provocation Testing. 
  • Therapeutic and Diagnostic Bronchoscopies