Respiratory Therapist in Clyde, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 7/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Clyde, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/29/2020

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 EducationGraduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy
Required SkillsRequires 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.
Certifications: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 employmentNote: 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.

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