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Respiratory Therapist - Level 2 - PRN

Company: Haywood Regional Medical Center
Location: Clyde
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Haywood Regional Medical Center

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
Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy
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 Skills
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of employment.
AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) at time of employment.
AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 6 months of employment.
AHA Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) within 6 months of employment

Note: PALS and NRP not required for Cardiopulmonary Rehab RRTs or Physician Practice RRTs.
Required Licenses
[North Carolina, -United States] -Respiratory Therapist - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Registered Respiratory Therapist required.

Credentialed with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Haywood Regional Medical Center, Asheville , Respiratory Therapist - Level 2 - PRN, Healthcare , Clyde, North Carolina

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