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Respiratory Therapist PRN in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    18015915
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Description
Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Gordon

Location Address: 1035 Redbud Road Calhoun, GA

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

  • Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
  • Co-workers that feel like family


Work Hours/Shifts


PRN

What you will responsible for:
 
  • Initiates, maintains and monitors mechanical ventilation, BIPAP/CPAP and other ventilatory devices as required.
  • May be required to perform pulmonary function testing.
  • Performs electrocardiograms.
  • Decontaminates ventilators after use, sets-up with new equipment and performs SST for next use.
  • Participates in the Code Blue/Rapid Response/C-Section and High-Risk Deliveries. 

Qualifications
What you will need:
  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Care
  • Must have a State of Georgia license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Must be BLS certified upon hire.
  • ACLS, PALS, and NRP required within 6 months of hire date. 
Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist will deliver safe and effective care, which is consistent with the standards of care for this discipline. This position requires the Respiratory Therapist to be knowledgeable and proficient in the treatment of respiratory and cardiovascular disorders for inpatients and outpatients under the direction of the Cardiopulmonary Clinical Coordinator and the Director of Inpatient Services.  This position requires intimate knowledge of both departmental and hospital policies and procedures relating to the field of Cardiopulmonary sciences.  This position functions independently within the critical care areas of the hospital. 


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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