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Respiratory Therapist-GMH, FT, Day/Nights

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

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.Accountabilities

  • Acts independently to perform respiratory therapy general and critical care procedures in accordance to physician orders, policies, procedures and protocols. - 15%
  • Able to obtain blood gases from all sites, analyze and report results appropriately, and provide QC maintenance of blood gas devices when necessary. - 10%
  • Able to initiate and manage all types of airways and the associated equipment, including invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation. - 15%
  • Accurately and completely documents and charges for all procedures and tasks. Provides patient and family education, documents in the care plan as appropriate. - 10%
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the health care team, provides complete and accurate shift report. Makes appropriate recommendations for care. - 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%
  • Must participate in at least one of the following:- 5%a. serve as ambassador for system wide initiatives (ie united way, employee survey, etc)b. serve as a team captain (ie employee survey, heart walk, march of dimes, etc)c. help coordinate and particpate in Respiratory Care Week activities
  • Must participate in at least one of the following: - 15%a. cross training for other departments and/or age populationsb. assist in training opportunities for student, new employees, RNs, others
  • Acts as a good steward of resources, including supplies, time/productivity - 5%Bonus EligibleThis position is eligible for a $7500 sign-on bonus until October 1, 2021 for external candidates only.Supervisory/Management ResponsibilityThis is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.Minimum Requirements
    • Education - Associate's Degree from a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) approved Respiratory Care program
    • Experience - 2 years experience working as a Registered Respiratory TherapistRequired Certifications/Registrations/Licenses
      • Must be licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in south Carolina.Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
      • BLS required. NBRC credentials must be maintained.
      • Other certifications dependent on work unit : NRP, PALS, ACLS, NPSOther Required Skills and ExperienceWork ShiftVariable (United States of America)LocationGreenville Memorial Med CampusFacility1008 Greenville Memorial HospitalDepartment10087135 Respiratory Care ServicesShare 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-GMH, FT, Day/Nights, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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