Georgia Employer REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST PRN in Savannah, Georgia
Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemWe have an exciting opportunity for you to join Memorial Health Savannah a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare as a PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT.)As a PRN employee you'll enjoy:Flexible schedulingCompetitive pay401(k) with employer matchEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramAdditionally, you will have a great opportunity for growth as you'll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospital organizations in the world.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference.We are seeking a PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist for a day shift for a minimum of 3 shifts per month.The Registered Respiratory Therapist to provide the proper and safe administration of respiratory care to patients across the facility including intermittent and continuous therapy, mechanical ventilation, blood gas sampling and analysis, airway management and non-invasive oxygen and carbon dioxide monitoring of newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.What you will do in this role:You will utilize strong assessment skills to evaluate need and implement respiratory care procedures in accordance with departmental protocol.You will Initiate, monitor and assess oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, and airway clearance techniques in accordance with departmental protocol and AARC Guidelines.You will actively participate in respiratory emergency activities, including initiation and maintenance of all artificial airways.You will initiate, monitor and assess patients on invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation and utilize weaning protocols and provide mechanical ventilation in accordance with departmental policy and AARC Guidelines.You will be responsible for the performance and documentation of blood gases, including preventative maintenance and quality control.You will be able to adequately instruct patients and families in all aspects of respiratory care procedures and confer with physicians and nurses to provide interdisciplinary care.QualificationsWhat Qualifications you will need:Graduation from an approved Respiratory Therapy program is required.Credentialing as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the NBRC is required.State license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.Team oriented attitude and strong customer services skills are required.In 2018, Memorial Health University Medical Center affiliated with HCA Healthcare (South Atlantic Division), one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare has formed its mission and values to be patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter the circumstance: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. HCA has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 640+ bed hospital in the beautiful, southern city of Savannah, Georgia. The facility opened its doors in 1955 and has evolved into the most advanced... 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.