HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist PRN Nights in Blacksburg, Virginia
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
*Administers therapy modalities as ordered by physician.
*Performs all aspects of mechanical ventilators (initiation, operation, monitoring, etc.).
*Performs arterial puncture and blood gas analysis.
*Responds to code blue situations for assigned areas.
*Assists in transport of ventilator and critically ill patients.
*Verifies physician orders prior to therapy treatment.
*Gives through, accurate report to oncoming staff at shift end.
*Enters all patient contacts into appropriate system.
Performs equipment rounds
Assists with new employee orientation and continuing education as assigned.
Serves as preceptor as assigned.
Initiates and documents patient/family teaching using appropriate system.
Performs charge responsibilities as assigned.
Conducts educational in-services as assigned.
Participates in Performance Improvement Projects as assigned.
REQUIRED FOR POSITION:
State of VA Respiratory Care Practitioner License
Respiratory Therapy Degree – AAS or BS
Title: Respiratory Therapist PRN Nights
Location: Virginia-Blacksburg-LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery
Requisition ID: 00033-16224