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Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - Temp

Company: Raleigh General Hospital
Location: Beckley
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Raleigh General Hospital -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. Raleigh General Hospital is a 300 bed facility caring for nearly 13,000 patients each year with over 50,000 being treated in our emergency room. We offer a wide range of surgical services as well as specialty programs including Cardiac CTA, Digital Mammography, and Trauma Services. Where We Are:Beckley is an ideal place to live and boasts many scenic, cultural, and recreational opportunities. From restaurants and breweries to art galleries and unique attractions, Beckley is an outdoor playground with something for all tastes. - Why Choose Us: - - - - - - - - - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - - - - - - - - - Educational assistance and tuition assistance for qualified applicants - - - - - - - - - Professional development opportunities and CE assistance - - - - - - - - - And much more---Position Summary:Under medical supervision, may be required to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. -Adapts to the particular area of duty assignment and performs special duties required by the assignment. -May be required to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners. -May be assigned orientation and in-service education responsibilities. -Carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director for Cardiopulmonary Services with only minimal or indirect supervision and frequently makes independent decisions.Essential Functions: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.Drag -Edit -DeleteEvaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.Drag -Edit -DeleteResponds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.Drag -Edit -DeleteEducates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.Drag -Edit -DeleteMonitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.Drag -Edit -DeleteMaintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.Drag -Edit -DeleteDisassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.Reports to: Respiratory Care Supervisor
Minimum Education
Graduate of a Program in Discipline - Required
Minimum of an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care.Drag -Edit -DeleteRequired 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.Drag -Edit -DeleteRequired Skills
Basic Life Support (BLS) - to be obtained within 30 days
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - to be obtained within 6 months
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - to be obtained within 6 months
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) - to be obtained within 6 monthsDrag -Edit -DeleteRequired Skills
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc.; and licensed by the State of West Virginia.Drag -Edit -DeleteMinimum Work Experience
Possess advanced knowledge of cardiopulmonary physiology and other sciences related to respiratory care and be able to demonstrate these to others. Demonstrated ability to use tact and judgment when dealing with physicians, nurses, other hospital employees, patients and patients' families. Demonstrated verbal ability to explain various procedures being performed to patients and patients' families.EEOC Statement:Raleigh General Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Raleigh General Hospital, Charleston , Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - Temp, Healthcare , Beckley, West Virginia

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