HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist RRT NICU Nights in Richmond, Virginia

1**Administers all therapy modalities to adult patients per physicians orders.

2Initiates, operates and monitors mechanical ventilators.
Performs arterial puncture, and blood gas and electrolyte analysis.

4**Responds to all code blue situations.

5**Adheres to established quality control protocol.

6**Verifies all physicians orders prior to therapy.

7 Conducts thorough, accurate report to oncoming staff.

8 Enters all patient contacts into Meditech.

9 Participates in all areas of departmental duties, including assistance in new employee orientation and continuing education.

10 Performs regular equipment rounds.

11 Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate Patient Education documentation modality.

EXPERIENCE Required - Respiratory Care Practitioner, Virginia State License Preferred - Strong clinical skills in mechanical ventilation, blood gas analysis and Oximetry.

EDUCATION Required - Graduate Respiratory Therapist. RRT

Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT NICU Nights

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest

Requisition ID: 00448-34385