Coffee Regional Medical Center Registered Respiratory Therapist (PRN) in Douglas, Georgia

Registered Respiratory Therapist (PRN)

Department:

Respiratory Therapy

Schedule:

PRN

Shift:

Hours:

7:00PM - 7:00AM

Job Code:

1-6170-566

Job Details:

POSITION SUMMARY The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) performs diagnostic tests, provides therapeutic interventions, and responds to medical emergencies throughout the hospital participating in CPR and intubation., as required. The RCP evaluates the patient's response to therapy administered and recommends and implements modifications to the respiratory care plan based on this evaluated response. The RCP provides education to the patient, family and public. The RCP, under the supervision of a physician, provides age-appropriate care to all groups served. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent customer service skills. Reads and understands the English language. Ability to think critically and analytically with little or no supervision Ability to work effectively in situations of high stress and conflict and communicate goals and outcomes. Ability to process information and prioritize Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills Possesses independent work habits, is self-reliant and self-directed Ability to learn, adapt, and change as required by the job functions Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of material and information accessed and reviewed Basic computer literacy Ability to move freely, reach, bend, and complete light lifting Ability to use good body mechanics while performing daily job functions and ability to follow specific OSHA guidelines Ability to maintain attendance to meet standard job practices Education High School diploma or GED Graduated from an AMA-approved Respiratory Care Program Licensure Credentialed (CRT,RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) or board-eligible Current or temporary license from the State of Georgia Current CPR Experience 1 year experience in an acute care setting (preferred)