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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Southeast Georgia Health System
Location: Saint Marys
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Interested in working for the Golden Isles' healthcare provider and employer of choice?
Throughout the many locations that make up the Southeast Georgia Health System network, there is a common thread that pulls everything together: A team of committed professionals like you. These individuals appreciate the value of every person who walks through our doors, and are the key to our culture of Service Excellence.
As a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), you will provide direct care to patients using the respiratory process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. -You will be responsible for managing the care of assigned patients. You will develop and maintain positive relationships with our patients, guests, other team members, and medical staff by striving for excellence in service and quality. For our team members, this is more than a career - it's a calling.
You will be responsible for:

  • Setting up and administering intermittent respiratory therapy procedures, including IPPB, Chest PT, Incentive Spirometer, Hand held nebulizers, MDI and Oxygen therapy as prescribed by the physician and in accordance to standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines.
  • Introducing and maintaining airway access and stabilization. Setting up and administering ventilator support via mechanical ventilation, CPAP, or BIPAP, as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines.
  • Performing arterial puncture according to standards set forth in the clinical practice guidelines. Performs analysis of arterial, mixed venous and capillary blood via existing equipment in a timely fashion. - Follows current policy on how to handle specimens. -
  • Initiating, maintaining and operating all monitoring equipment, including pulse oximetry, end tidal carbon dioxide, peak flow meter, NIP manometers, and respirometers. Troubleshoot all equipment.
  • Documenting all respiratory therapy records in a complete fashion, including all pertinent patient data. Documentation to include participation in multidisciplinary notes and education flow sheets.
  • Demonstrating skill sufficient to assemble, install, disassemble, and clean all patient care monitor, devices, and instruments.

Keywords: Southeast Georgia Health System, Jacksonville , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Other , Saint Marys, Florida

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