The CRT works under supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Medical Director and Department Director while performing diagnostic cardiopulmonary therapy in accordance with physicians’ specific orders following GHS clinical guidelines as well as protocols. The CRT works as a charge therapist on a as needed basis when competent to do so. The CRT assists with daily operations, educating patients, staff, nursing and physicians and has the ability to institute Oxygen Therapy when deemed a necessity without prior notification of the physician. The CRT completes other duties as assigned while exhibiting exemplary core customer skills.
Associates Degree from a respiratory education program supported by CoARC or JRCRTE or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, required.
Prior experience as CRT, preferred.
Prior experience as an inpatient CRT, preferred.
Understanding of all modalities of therapy relating to Respiratory Care with the ability to apply and teach patients and implement procedures following our protocols, required.
Currently licensed and in good standing as a RCP with the SC State Board of Medical Examiners (NCBME), required.
Currently certified and in good standing as a CRT with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), required.
For TGMH facility – ACLS, required. For TWCH Facility – ACLS, preferred.
Meditech experience, preferred.
Exemplary core customer skills, required.
Physical Requirements: Light Physical Agility Test (PAT) Rating
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert up to 15 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.