Respiratory Therapist II PRN

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LifePoint Health
Published
November 17, 2020
Location
Andalusia, Alabama
Job Type
PRN  

Description

Respiratory Therapist II PRN in Andalusia, AL at Andalusia Health

Date Posted: 10/18/2020

Job Snapshot

About Us

Andalusia Health is an 88-bed Joint Commission-accredited Acute Care Facility that has served the heart of South Alabama since 1966. Andalusia Health offers a wide rance of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. For more information on Andalusia Health please visit:
http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/andalusia-regional-hospital

Job Description

Andalusia Health

Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.

Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.

Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.

Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.

Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.

Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associates Degree

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licenses: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Alabama Licensure

 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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