AdventHealthRespiratory Registered Therapist - Part Time Nights
Calhoun, GA

Adventhealth Gordon

Location Address: 1035 Red Bud Rd, Calhoun, GA

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Nights

The community you’ll be caring for: Adventhealth Gordon

The role you’ll contribute:

Performs all types of ultrasound procedures on in-patients and outpatients. Maintains competency in ultrasound procedures performed on in-patients, outpatients, as well as emergency and operating room patients. Operates all ultrasound diagnostic equipment. Performs routine diagnostic and portable exams when needed. Transports patients, processes film, and prepares radiographic rooms with supplies and medications as needed. Reviews orders and reviews films for correct identification before submitting for a radiologists’ interpretation. Assists with clerical duties as needed. Participates in radiology QI or Quality Improvement program

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Oxygen therapy in accordance with departmental oxygen protocol.

  • Prescribed medication via inhalation in accordance with the physician’s order.

  • Performs nasotracheal / endotracheal suctioning

  • Performs extubation procedures

  • Performs tracheotomy tube changes

  • Ensures that endotracheal tubes are rotated and retaped every 48-72 hours

  • Rotates to critical care area routinely to ensure proficiency in ventilator management.

  • Initiates, maintains and monitors mechanical ventilation, BIPAP/CPAP and other ventilatory devices as required.

  • Performs weaning parameters on request and per protocol.

  • Assesses patient post extubation to ensure absence of stridor and or laryngeal spasm.

  • Assesses cuff pressure and endotracheal tube placement and documents.

  • Initiates ventilator protocol orders in the absence of a physician’s order.

  • May be required to perform intubation.

  • Measures ventilator volumes, pressures and flows.

  • Induces and collects sputum specimens.

  • May be required to perform pulmonary function testing.

  • Performs and assures accuracy of arterial blood gas puncture and analysis.

  • Performs electrocardiograms.

  • Enters correct documentation into the computer system.

  • Ensures that daily maintenance is performed and in compliance.

  • Ensures that blood gas results that exceed panic values are immediately communicated to the physician or nurse and entered in the panic value section of the computer.

  • Participates in the Code Blue/Rapid Response/C-Section and High Risk Deliveries.

  • Evaluates therapies and procedures performed for appropriateness, recommends changes.

  • Provides backup assistance and training to other professionals as needed.

  • Modifies assessment and interview techniques, identifying the psychosocial, physical and educational needs of the patient.

  • Provides education and teaching specific to age group.

  • Documents teaching performed in the interdisciplinary patient/family education record.

  • Approved to take verbal / telephone orders related to cardiopulmonary specialties.

  • Performs billing of procedures performed and equipment used.

  • Records, processes and files patient reports / documentation.

  • Discards disposable supplies

  • Sends equipment to the department of Central Sterile for decontamination by the end of the shift.

  • Decontaminates ventilators after use, sets-up with new equipment and performs SST for next use.

  • Reports supply and equipment needs to the supervisor.

  • Assures the equipment stocking is done in assigned area.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

LICENSURE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Care

  • Must have a State of Georgia license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Must be BLS certified upon hire.

  • ACLS, PALS, and NRP required within 6 months of hire date.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Georgia

  • Job Schedule: Part-time

    Pay Range: $29.831 - $44.746

  • Location: Calhoun, GA

  • Job ID: 24020994

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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