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McLeod Health Respiratory Therapist (PRN) in Dillon, South Carolina

  • Performs direct patient care and the provision of Respiratory Care and Hyperbaric Medicine (for those special trained) procedures in all areas within the facility.

  • Performs all procedures according to policy & procedure. Organizes workload to ensure therapy is completed as proscribed.

  • Participates in all aspects of RC educational activities & departmental meetings.

  • Documents & maintains records, charts and reports in a timely manner & documents appropriately.

  • Responds to all Medical Alerts in a timely manner & documents appropriately.

  • Exercises sound clinical judgement & assessment skills to provide appropriate provision of patient care & monitoring & communication of information to other caregivers.

  • Evaluates patient care & makes recommendations when needed.

  • Special trained – Performs Pulmonary Functions, EKG, EEG, Holter Monitor.

Qualifications/Training:

  • Zero to less than 1 year of experience in Respiratory Care

  • Participation in the National Board for Respiratory Care's (NBRC) Continuing Competency Program to maintain credential if received credential after July 1, 2002

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified therapists also encouraged to apply

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner by the SC Board of Medical Examiners

  • BLS certification

  • ACLS certification must be completed within 3 months of hire and/or graduation date for adult care therapists

  • Must complete PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire or transfer date

Work Schedule:

  • PRN

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