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Respiratory Therapist (PRN) 2156

Southeast Georgia Health System - Saint Marys, Georgia
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5552964
Allied Health Professional


Southeast Georgia has an opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist to join our Cardiopulmonary team! :

Summary: Provides direct care to patients using the respiratory process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Is responsible for managing care of assigned patients. Demonstrates discretion and sound judgment and awareness of budgetary responsibilities. Exhibits positive interpersonal skills as the majority of time is spent interacting with others.

All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote culture of safety, follow established policies, adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission requirements, and national patient safety standards.

* Set up and administer intermittent respiratory therapy procedures, including IPPB, Chest PT, Incentive Spirometer, Hand held nebulizers, MDI and Oxygen therapy as prescribed by the physician and in accordance to standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines.
* Introduces and maintains airway access and stabilization. Set up and administer ventilator support via mechanical ventilation, CPAP, or BIPAP, as prescribed by the physician an din accordance with standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines.
* Performs arterial puncture according to standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines.
* Performs analysis of arterial, mixed venous, and capillary blood via existing equipment in a timely fashion. Follows current policy on how to handle specimens.
* Initiates, maintains and operates all monitoring equipment, including pulse oximetry, end tidal carbon dioxide, peak flow meter, NIP manometers, and respirometers.
* Able to troubleshoot all equipment. Documents all respiratory therapy records in a complete fashion, including all pertinent patient data.
* Documentation to include participation in multidisciplinary notes and education flow sheets.
* Demonstrates skill sufficient to assemble, install, disassemble, and clean all patient care monitor, devices, and instruments. C
* Complies with Time and Attendance in accordance with SGHS policy.

The ideal Respiratory Therapist candidate should posses the following minimal qualifications:egistered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

* Current RCP license to practice in the State of Georgia; current CPR certification required.
* Previous experience preferred.
* Current RCP license to practice in the State of Georgia; current BLS CPR certification.

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: .10
Hours: As Needed
Salary:
Travel:
Location: Saint Marys, GA - Georgia



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