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Respiratory Therapist - Travel (7pm-7am)

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14 weeks. Shift: 7pm-7am; will work 4 weekend days in a 6 week period; will be on call 3 shifts in a 6 week period. BLS, RRT, ACLS, NRP required. PALS desired.

 

Respiratory Therapist - Travel (7pm-7am)

 

Job Summary

 

  • Performs all aspects of direct respiratory care according to physician’s orders and/or approved protocols. Consults physicians on effectiveness of therapy and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Provides appropriate ventilator support and maintains and monitors other cardiopulmonary life support equipment.
  • Maintains and properly utilizes respiratory care equipment.

 

Essential Functions

 

• Demonstrates knowledge in various modes and methods of oxygen delivery and the
equipment needed for each and can conduct prescribed therapeutic procedures to
achieve adequate oxygenation.
• Administers therapeutic procedures, understanding the purpose and benefits, and
possible effects associated with each.
• Performs diagnostic procedures as outlined in policy.
• Initiates, monitors and maintains mechanical ventilators and non-invasive ventilators and
is aware of the critical care duties and effects of such therapy.
• Independently evaluates current therapies using appropriate judgment and protocols,
making proper recommendations concerning plans of care and patient education needs.
• Documents therapy and results as required by hospital, department and regulatory
agencies. Communicates information to appropriate members of the healthcare team.
• Initiates, conducts and modifies respiratory care techniques in an emergency setting.
• Performs and evaluates blood sampling analysis with a thorough understanding of the
values, and the importance and treatment of abnormal results.
• Works independently in all patient care areas and assists co-workers with patient care
whenever possible.
• Follows departmental safety guidelines. Completes all regulatory requirements.
• Completes annual proficiency evaluation of respiratory care equipment and procedures.
• Is proficient in the electronic medical records and its interface with the Respiratory Care
Department.

Respiratory Therapist - Travel (7pm-7am)

Charlotte, NC
Temporary
Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience)
Bachelor's

Published on 08/16/2019