Respiratory Therapist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2022
  • Job ID:
    21044423
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

RRT – PRN - AdventHealth Murray

Location Address:  Chatsworth, 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: PRN

Shift: As Needed

The community you’ll be caring for: Adventhealth Murray

The role you’ll contribute:

The Respiratory Therapist will deliver safe and effective care, which is consistent with the standards of care for this discipline. This position requires the Respiratory Therapist to be knowledgeable and proficient in the treatment of respiratory and cardiovascular disorders for inpatients and outpatients under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Clinical Coordinator and the Director of Inpatient Services.  This position requires intimate knowledge of both departmental and hospital policies and procedures relating to the field of Cardiopulmonary sciences.  This position functions independently within the critical care areas of the hospital. 

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.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Graduate of an accredited school in Respiratory Therapy
  • Experience preferred
  • Current BLS
  • Current RCP licensure in State of Georgia


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

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