Registered Respiratory Therapist (Overnight Shift)
Date Posted: July 29, 2021
Deadline: September 30, 2021
Organization: Piedmont Healthcare - Athens
City: Athens, GA
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Job Type: Full Time
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and Licensed by the State of Georgia under the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Current certifications in BCLS, ACLS. Must be actively practicing and maintaining all required competencies. One (1) year of experience in performing professional respiratory duties preferred.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Performs basic patient assessments. 2. Performs advanced patient assessments. 3. Ensures documentation. 4. Administers medication. 5. Proficient in arterial blood gas/ co-oximetry, interpreting and reporting of results. 6. Inserts, maintains, and documents arterial lines per protocol. 7. Ensures basic airway management and clearance. 8. Ensures advanced airway management and clearance. 9. Initiates, monitors and manages invasive mechanical ventilation. 10. Initiates, monitors and manages non-invasive positive pressure ventilation. 11. Performs special procedures. 12. Safeguards patient care equipment and maintains fiscal responsibility 13. Contributes to quality and outcomes. 14. Functions as preceptor
Performing patient assessments, general respiratory care procedures and protocols, critical care procedures in adult care areas, blood gas analysis, maintenance and management of all equipment and patient education
Rich Weiser - Recruiting Sourcer, Talent Acquisition
1199 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606
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