Registered Respiratory Therapist FT Nights, Piedmont Athens

Piedmont Healthcare Athens , GA 30602

Posted 2 months ago

Our Purpose, Our Promise

To make a positive difference in every life we touch.

For more than a century, Piedmont has been caring for patients, and caring about them. We've earned our reputation by treating patients and their loved ones the way we'd want to be treated. By listening and genuinely hearing. By alleviating pain by also alleviating fear. It's what separates us from any other healthcare organization out there.

Our 22,000 employees dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in every life we touch and our commitment doesn't stop there. Don't you want to join our Piedmont family? Apply now!

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

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.

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.



  1. Initiates, monitors and manages non-invasive positive pressure ventilation.

  2. Performs special procedures.

  3. Safeguards patient care equipment and maintains fiscal responsibility

  4. Contributes to quality and outcomes.

  5. Functions as preceptor


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MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy Sciences

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Previous Working Experience in Respiratory care, or successful completion of department specific orientation including skills validation of competencies for the duties and responsibilities of this level.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:

Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care 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.

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