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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EB34L - Respiratory Therapist Registered MUSC Lancaster - PRN in Lancaster, South Carolina

Entity/Organization : MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week : 36

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift : 12 hour shift 3 nights a week; possible weekend coverage

Competitive pay with sign-on bonus

Job Summary/Purpose : The Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for administering Cardiopulmonary therapeutic modalities to patients of all ages; maintain airways of patients with respiratory arrest, administer adequate ventilation via ambu or mechanical ventilation in the patients who cannot effectively ventilate for themselves. May be cross-trained to other duties within the CPS department but outside the normal curriculum of respiratory care. (Ex. EEG, EKG, Stress testing, Sleep Studies)

Minimum Training and Education : Must be a graduate of a college with accredited Respiratory Therapy curricula. Two years of experience in a hospital or medically related environment required. Must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations : Must be a RCP credentialed by the NBRC as an RRT or awaiting NBRC exam and possess a current South Carolina license. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.

Physical Requirements : Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to kneel. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands. (Continuous) Must possess good grip strength. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry up to 35 lbs., unassisted. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead up to 25 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead50 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to push and pull wheeled carts/trucks that weigh up to and in excess of 200lbs to various locations in the hospital. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors under all weather and temperature conditions. (Infrequent) Must possess good olfactory senses. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined close quarters. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined cramped quarters. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations.(Frequent) Ability to match and discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex free environment. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts/weekends. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification. (Infrequent) May be required to operate recycling packer. (Infrequent) Ability to use hand/pallet jacks. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. (Infrequent)

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