REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST I (Adult, Ashley River Tower)
Medical University of South Carolina
- Ashley RIver Tower, Charleston, South Carolina
- Professional Care and Therapist
- Nursing, Advanced Practice Providers, & Therapists
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryREGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST I
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC000710 CHS - Therarpy - Respiratory Adult (ART)
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours36
Job DescriptionAssists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Administers treatment prescribed by a physician for the care of patients with abnormalities associated with the process of breathing. Assumes primary responsibility for respiratory care treatments, including oversight of respiratory therapy technicians.
Additional Job Description
Licensed as a respiratory care practitioner by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations Board of Medical Examiners. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Graduation from a program approved by CoArc (Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) or a successor accrediting authority.
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