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McLeod Health Registered Respiratory Therapist in Florence, South Carolina

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Tracking Code

20210936

Job Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Performs direct patient care and the provision of Respiratory Care and Hyperbaric Medicine (for those special trained) procedures in all areas within the facility.

  • Performs all procedures according to policy & procedure. Organizes workload to ensure therapy is completed as proscribed.

  • Participates in all aspects of RC educational activities & departmental meetings.

  • Documents & maintains records, charts and reports in a timely manner & documents appropriately.

  • Responds to Code Blue & Rapid Response alerts in timely manner & documents appropriately.

  • Exercises sound clinical judgement & assessment skills to provide appropriate provision of patient care & monitoring & communication of information to other caregivers.

  • Evaluates patient care & makes recommendations when needed.

  • Special trained – Performs Pulmonary Functions, Methacholine Challenges, Hyperbaric Medicine, NICU care, PICU care and Asthma Education.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Training:

  • Zero to less than 1 year of experience in Respiratory Care

  • Participation in the National Board for Respiratory Care's (NBRC) Continuing Competency Program to maintain credential if received credential after July 1, 2002

Work Schedule: Full-time Night Shift

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited school

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist license

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner by the SC Board of Medical Examiners

  • ACLS Certification (ACLS certification must be completed within 3 months of hire and/or graduation date for adult care therapists)

  • BLS certification

  • PALS and NRP certification (Children’s Hospital therapist) Children's Hospital therapists must complete PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire or transfer date

$10,000 Sign On Bonus available

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Position Type Details

Full-Time

Physical Address

McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street

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