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Registered Respiratory Therapist (Full-time, Night Shift) Florence Campus

Florence, South Carolina

Registered Respiratory Therapist (Full-time, Night Shift) Florence Campus

Tracking Code
20200726
Job Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  • Performs direct patient care and the provision of Respiratory Care and Hyperbaric Medicine (for those special trained) procedures in all areas within the facility.
  • Performs all procedures according to policy & procedure. Organizes workload to ensure therapy is completed as proscribed.
  • Participates in all aspects of RC educational activities & departmental meetings.
  • Documents & maintains records, charts and reports in a timely manner & documents appropriately.
  • Responds to Code Blue & Rapid Response alerts in timely manner & documents appropriately.
  • Exercises sound clinical judgement & assessment skills to provide appropriate provision of patient care & monitoring & communication of information to other caregivers.
  • Evaluates patient care & makes recommendations when needed.
  • Special trained – Performs Pulmonary Functions, Methacholine Challenges, Hyperbaric Medicine, NICU care, PICU care and Asthma Education.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Training:

  • Zero to less than 1 year of experience in Respiratory Care
  • Participation in the National Board for Respiratory Care's (NBRC) Continuing Competency Program to maintain credential if received credential after July 1, 2002

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited school
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist license
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner by the SC Board of Medical Examiners
  • ACLS Certification (ACLS certification must be completed within 3 months of hire and/or graduation date for adult care therapists)
  • BLS certification
  • PALS and NRP certification (Children’s Hospital therapist) Children's Hospital therapists must complete PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire or transfer date

Job Location
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Position Type Details
Full-Time
Physical Address
McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street

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