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Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: Frye Regional Medical Center
Location: Statesville
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryAssess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy students. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment. Respiratory Therapists assigned to the pulmonary functions lab, responsible for performing diagnostic cardiopulmonary evaluations and respiratory therapy treatments designed to care for patients with deficiencies and dysfunctions of the cardiopulmonary system. The Pulmonary function technologists primarily perform diagnostic tests. These tests can include spirometry, diffusion testing, lung volumes, airway resistance, respiratory muscle forces, bronchial provocation testing, assisting with bronchoscopy, CPX testing and other tests that a doctor orders. They must also be able to calibrate, clean and maintain diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions. COMPANY DESCRIPTIONFrye Regional Medical Center, located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina is a 355-bed acute care hospital, 81-bed Behavioral Health facility and more than 70 primary and specialty care providers. 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.
  • Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
  • Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
  • Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.
  • Fully functioning in neonatal. Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!
    • Here at Frye, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.
    • HSA
    • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
    • Generous Paid Time Off
    • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
    • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
    • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
    • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
    • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work. Why join our team?Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you!Minimum EducationAssociate's Degree (or equivalent technician program) in Respiratory Care required.Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Care preferred. Required SkillsRequires 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.Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) requiredAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (within 3 months of date of hire or transfer)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (within 3 months of date of hire or transfer)NRP (within 3 months of date of hire or transfer)Licenses: Requires current North Carolina Respiratory Care Practitioner license (RCP) Minimum Work Experience3 years experience as a RRT preferred.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Frye Regional Medical Center, Huntersville , Respiratory Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Statesville, North Carolina

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