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Respiratory Therapist, Children's Service Line, Greenville, S.C.

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job SummaryThis position performs duties necessary to treat patients in accordance with the physician's order and departmental policy. Works independently in all acute and critical care settings. Consults with physicians and other personnel and makes recommendations on treatment as appropriate. Must possess skills necessary to treat patients of all ages to include infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork.Are you an Experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist interested in Children's Respiratory Care?You can apply now and learn more about opportunities within the Children's Respiratory Service line at our Prisma Health Children's Hospital in the Greenville, SC, area. -We also offer a variety of sign-on bonuses for eligible full-time positions. $10,000 for Direct Care Respiratory Therapists with one year of experience ($7,500 for less than one year of experience) and licensed in South Carolina. We also offer $1,800 student tax-free loan repayment (per year). Moving to the state? Ask about our relocation assistance program. -Once you apply, our Talent Acquisition Team will reach out and schedule a time to discuss the many exciting opportunities Prisma Health has to offer.Accountabilities

  • Acts independently to perform respiratory therapy general and critical care procedures in accordance with the physician's order, departmental policy, and Respiratory Care guidelines or protocols. - 30%
  • Able to obtain blood gasses from all sites. - Analyzes and reports results accurately. - 10%
  • Able to initiate, monitor and manage patients requiring all types of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation. - 20%
  • Able to initiate and manage all types of airways and associated equipment. - 10%
  • Accurately and completely documents and charges for all respiratory care procedures and tasks and provides patient and family education as appropriate. - 10%
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the healthcare team to include students and nurse shadows. Provides an accurate and complete report. - Makes recommendations as appropriate. - Communicates well with supervisors, coordinators, or those acting in lieu of the above. - 10%
  • Adheres to infection control and quality initiatives. - Performs appropriate cleaning/disinfection and sterilization of equipment between patients as indicated by equipment type and isolation status. - 10%---------------
  • Acts as a good steward of resources, including supplies, time/productivity, etc - 10%Minimum RequirementsAssociate's Degree - Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program by an accredited schoolIn Lieu OfIn lieu of associate degree will consider diploma and/or experience.Required Certifications, Registrations, LicensesSouth Carolina Respiratory Care Practitioner license Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)BLS NBRC (credentials must be maintained)Other certifications dependent on work unit : NRP, PALS, ACLS, NPSACLS required within the first year for adult care areasNRP and PALS required in the Children's Hospital prior to working independently in the NICU and PICUWork ShiftVariable (United States of America)LocationGreenville Memorial Med CampusFacility7001 CorporateDepartment70019061 Talent AcquisitionShare your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Respiratory Therapist, Children's Service Line, Greenville, S.C., Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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