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Respiratory Therapist

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 05/24/2024 Job Category : Healthcare Job Number: 1002864 Pay Rate: $1926/week

Job Description


Job Position: Respiratory Therapist

Location: Charlotte, NC

Pay Rate: $1926/week

Shift: 7p-7a, 36 hours, 13 weeks contract.

Description:

Performs all aspects of direct respiratory care according to physician s orders and/or approved protocols. Consults physicians on effectiveness of therapy and makes appropriate recommendations. Provides appropriate ventilator support and maintains and monitors other cardiopulmonary life support equipment. Maintains and properly utilizes respiratory care equipment. Essential Functions Demonstrates knowledge in various modes and methods of oxygen delivery and the equipment needed for each and can conduct prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve adequate oxygenation. Administers therapeutic procedures, understanding the purpose and benefits, and possible effects associated with each. Performs diagnostic procedures as outlined in policy. Initiates, monitors and maintains mechanical ventilators and non-invasive ventilators and is aware of the critical care duties and effects of such therapy.

Skills: Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. RRT Certs Required: BLS, ACLS, NRP and PALS

Education: Graduate of an AMA-approved school of Respiratory Care. Associate s RRT or RRT Equivalent required, Bachelor's degree preferred. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of North Carolina.



AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS, RRT, NRP required

LCH RRTs must have Peds, PICU, and NICU experience listed in the resume
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