HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT PRN in Augusta, Georgia
Doctors Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state’s second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We have a growth strategy in trauma and emergency services and are in the process of obtaining level 3 trauma designation.
The Registered Respiratory Therapist has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance of respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing. Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise. Registered Respiratory Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include: establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration, and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring. The Registered Respiratory Therapist may be given supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor. Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with fellow associates and other hospital staff. Provides quality patient care and performs all other duties as assigned (pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge).
Patient Rights - The Registered Respiratory Therapist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety – The Registered Respiratory Therapist demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
Patient/Family Education – The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
•Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy:•Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Associates in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy
Registered Respiratory Therapist License in this state (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)
1-3 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist (preferred)
Minimum of 1 year of experience for PRN positions
1-3 year of pediatric or NICU preferably both
Title: RRT PRN
Location: Georgia-Augusta-Doctors Hospital of Augusta - Augusta
Requisition ID: 01417-7409