"Work and live in a community that appreciates you. Practice your profession where it matters. Lower cost of living, higher quality of life. Candler County Hospital wants you!"
Candler County Hospital, P.O. Box 597, 400 Cedar Street, Metter, GA 30439
Fax: 912-685-3905 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES’ APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE APPROPRIATE MANAGER. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE POSTED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Responsible for assisting in meeting patients’ needs for all age groups (neonates, infant, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) in the areas of cardiopulmonary care, clinical procedures as delegated, transporting, and safety needs. He/she will communicate with team members in a timely manner about his/her observations of the patient’s progress, needs, and problems. Maintains established departmental/hospital policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, patient safety, and infection control. Works as a member of a unit based multidisciplinary patient care team.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of this job description include but are not limited to:
Supporting the mission, vision, and core values of the organization.
Provides cardiopulmonary assessment of patient of all age groups (as listed above) requiring consult and emergency cardiopulmonary care.
Provides patient care and administration of respiratory care following the policies and procedures of this organization and documents in appropriate area.
Provides and document patient education for patients receiving cardiopulmonary care
Maintains competency and participates in performance improvement activities.
Monitor respiratory care service orders (documentation in patient medical records in accordance with federal and state requirements).
Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during shift.
Maintains current competency in cardiopulmonary specialty by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Functions as a contributing team member & communicates effectively with all levels of people.
Promotes positive public relations to physicians, patients, visitors, other employees, and the community.
Confidentiality – Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentiality. Comply with all HIPAA regulations.
Provides for patients’/significant others’ rights and safety; strives to manage situations in a manner to reduce risk while following legal and regulatory standards.
Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost conscious manner, complying with all hospital policies, procedures, and regulations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATION and EDUCATIONAL AND /OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must have completed an accredited respiratory therapy program.
Must be an active registered respiratory therapist (RRT) or registry eligible with RRT credential obtained with six months from hire.
Current basic life support (BLS) and advance life support (ACLS) required.
Candler County Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.