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Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN

Company: Asheville Specialty Hospital
Location: Asheville
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Asheville Specialty Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsAsheville Specialty Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Respiratory Therapist coordinates and delivers high-quality, patient-centered respiratory care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty. As a vital part of the patient care team, the Respiratory Therapist performs a variety of diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures and monitors patients receiving invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation.What you will do in this role:Role Summary: Supports department by providing care to patients requiring all types of respiratory support including critical, emergency, general therapy, and infant transport. Supports organizational improvement by teaching and participating in the management of resources for patient care.
    • You will perform and document patient assessment, including breath sounds, airway patency, and cuff pressure. You will conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, respiratory therapy.
    • You will administer respiratory care therapies, including oxygen delivery, aerosol medication delivery, and chest physiotherapy.
    • You will assist with placement of artificial airways. You will initiate, monitor, and maintain mechanical ventilation.
    • You will monitor patient for therapeutic response. You will notify provider and intervene as appropriate in the event of an unintended response.
    • You will assist with transportation of ventilator-dependent patients.
    • You will respond to emergent patient situations and ensure airway integrity and adequate ventilation during resuscitation as required.What qualifications you will need:
      • Required Education: Associates Degree in Respiratory Care OR Completion of Respiratory Care Program Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) -
      • Preferred Education: Associates Degree in Respiratory Care OR Completion of Respiratory Care -Program Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) and 20 years of experience -
      • Required License: Registered by NBRC; a current North Carolina License issued by North Carolina Respiratory Care Board (NCRCB) and a current BCLS. -
      • Preferred License: ACLS, PALS, NRP (Pediatric-Perinatal Specialty) -
      • Preferred Experience: 2 Years Critical Care is a licensed long-term acute care hospital offering a unique treatment approach for complex medical conditions by designing an individualized treatment plan in cooperation with your medical provider. We are a Joint Commission accredited and CMS certified hospital. Our approach to care is family-oriented, providing a compassionate atmosphere that improves outcomes and values family as a part of the treatment and recovery process. Our low staff-to-patient ratio allows us to provide intensive, highly skilled treatment and therapeutic care for you or your loved one. Asheville Specialty Hospital, a member of Mission Health, is an operating division of HCA Healthcare.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Keywords: Asheville Specialty Hospital, Asheville , Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN, Healthcare , Asheville, North Carolina

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