Reg Respiratory Therapist PRN
Louisburg, NC 
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Maria Parham Franklin
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Maria Parham Health

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest in Patient Safety from Leapfrog.

Where We Are:

Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the region's largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, skiing and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!

Why Choose Us:

* Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

* Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs

* Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

* Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

* Robust employee recognition and awards programs

* And much more...

Position Summary:

Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

Reports to: Respiratory Manager

  • Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.
  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
  • Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
  • Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.
  • Calibrates ventilators, disassembles, and cleans, tags and bags clean equipment.
  • Draw ABG's, bubble CPAP for infants, aerosol therapy, MDI therapy, Pulse oximetry, ETCO2 monitoring, oxygen therapy, CPT, BIPAP's, Ventilators (adult, pediatric, infant) EEG's and Pulmonary Function testing.
  • Uses computer system to enter orders, document therapy, order supplies and charge for therapy administered.
  • other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Minimum Education
Graduate of a Respiratory Care Program of Study for an Advanced Practice Level Respiratory Therapist, with an A. A.S. degree, or Certification of Graduation.
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support required within six (6) months from hire. Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) is preferred.
Licenses: Registered or Certified Respiratory Therapist license is required.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Maria Parham Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Job Respiratory/Pulmonary
Primary Location NC-Louisburg
Schedule Per Diem/PRN
Work Schedule PRN - rotate weekends, various shifts

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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