Georgia Employer REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST PRN in Augusta, Georgia
Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemDo you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Respiratory Therapist.We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. As a PRN employee, you'll enjoy:Competitive compensationFlexible scheduling401k with employer matchEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)Along with a huge opportunity for growth as you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful healthcare organizations in the world.The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is responsible for routine and high-risk respiratory procedures across the facility. The RRT will provide clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high-quality, efficient care. The RRT will assess patients by performing diagnostic tests and evaluations, treating patients and tracking progress. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now.What you will do in this role:You will perform routine and high-risk procedures as prescribed by the Physician and follow appropriate policy in the application of respiratory procedures.You will communicate with physicians on the effectiveness of respiratory care procedures.You will thoroughly explain and answer patient and family questions regarding respiratory care.You will review patients' charts to verify order and check for contradictions of therapy.You will assess patient and provide proper documentation in patient's chart as related to therapy.You will assemble, install, disassemble, assess and maintain equipment according to manufacturer and department policy.QualificationsAcceptable degree from an accredited school - Associate in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor Degree in Respiratory Therapy is requiredA Registered Respiratory Therapist license in the state which you practice, in accordance with law and regulation, is requiredCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is requiredCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Provider is required1-3 years of experience is preferredDoctors Hospital of Augusta is a 350+ bed HCA Healthcare facility located near the Georgia-South Carolina state border. Doctors Hospital is well known for its Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest burn center in the country, which sees more than 3,000 patients annually. In addition, the burn center was granted a special burn designation as part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA). Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an accredited Chest Pain Center and is designated a Center of Excellence in Women's Health Surgery. At Doctors Hospital, we have a highly trained team to care for serious emergencies. As an ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center, our ER team is ready 24-hour a day to take care of critically ill or injured patients. Fully-staffed 24/7 with board-certified trauma... For full info follow application link.We are committed to: Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve. Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.