Registered Respiratory Therapist I - Adult - University Hospital
Medical University of South Carolina
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Professional Care and Therapist
- Nursing, Advanced Practice Providers, & Therapists
- Full Time
Job Description SummaryPerform a variety of respiratory therapy modalities for patients with cardiac and pulmonary dysfunction
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC000707 CHS - Therapy - Respiratory (Main)
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours36
Work ShiftNights (United States of America)
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
Graduation from a program approved by CoArc (Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) or a successor accrediting authority.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: 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.
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