Registered Respiratory Therapist, PRN

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

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Posted Date 1/06/2023
Description

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician. The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

PRN

Cost Center

CC001291 FLO - Respiratory Therapy / PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) - IP (FMC)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-26

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Work Shift

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

Education:

Graduate of an Approved Respiratory Therapy Program with a Diploma or AAS Degree

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Experience:

Previous experience preferred

Licenses/Certificates:

Licensed by the Board of Medicine to practice in the state of South Carolina

Current BLS certification.

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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