Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN

HCA Macon , GA 31201

Posted 6 months ago

Founded in 1984, Coliseum Northside Hospital is a 103-bed community hospital that specializes in orthopedics, spine care, bariatric surgery and gastric reflux disease. Our Emergency Department has the fastest time to be seen in Macon and can meet the emergency needs of children and adults.

We also provide outpatient services for sleep disorders, wound care, as well as radiology and laboratory services. Our goal is to provide the patients and their families with the best possible healthcare experience available in our community, that they would recommend to family and friends. We want you to join our tradition of excellence!

The Respiratory Care Practitioner has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance of respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing. Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise.

Registered Respiratory Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include: establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration, and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring. The Respiratory Care Practitioner may be given supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor. Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with fellow associates and other hospital staff. Provides quality patient care and performs all other duties as assigned (pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge).

This is a PRN Night position

  • Patient Rights - The RCP will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.

  • Patient Safety The RCP demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

  • Patient/Family Education The RCP provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

Graduate of an accredited program of Respiratory Therapy required Associates required

BS degree preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current State of Georgia RRT or Respiratory Care Practitioner License requiredBLS AHA Healthcare Provider requiredACLS required within 90 days of employment PALS required within 90 days of employment



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Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN

HCA