Therapist – Respiratory Therapist

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Registered Respiratory Therapist Memorial Health University Medical Center Full-Time – Days & Nights > 10 Hours / Weekends Rotate     Memorial Health University Medical Center   has provided quality healthcare services since 1955, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 600+ bed hospital is one of the region’s leading acute care facilities that serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. Located in Savannah, Georgia, we are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children’s care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region’s only Level I trauma center and children’s hospital, as well as the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. Job Summary and Qualifications The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is responsible for routine and high-risk respiratory procedures across the facility. The RRT will provide clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high-quality, efficient care. The RRT will assess patients by performing diagnostic tests and evaluations, treating patients and tracking progress. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now. What you will do in this role: · You will perform routine and high-risk procedures as prescribed by the Physician and follow appropriate policy in the application of respiratory procedures. · You will communicate with physicians on the effectiveness of respiratory care procedures. · You will thoroughly explain and answer patient and family questions regarding respiratory care. · You will review patients’ charts to verify order and check for contradictions of therapy. · You will assess patient and provide proper documentation in patient’s chart as related to therapy. · You will assemble, install, disassemble, assess and maintain equipment according to manufacturer and department policy. What qualifications you will need: o     Advanced Cardiac Life Supt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date o     Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date o     PALS Pediatric Adv. Life Supt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date o     RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP), or State Registered Respiratory Therapist o     Associate Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree o     1-3 years of experience preferred  Will Accept New Grads!