REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST II (Adult, Ashley River Tower)

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 2/10/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

Perform a variety of respiratory therapy modalities for patients with cardiac and pulmonary dysfunction.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Cost Center

CC000710 CHS - Therarpy - Respiratory Adult (ART)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-27

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Work Shift

Nights (United States of America)

Job Description

Assists 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 Provide. Graduation from a program approved by CoArc (Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) or a successor accrediting authority.  

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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