The RRT 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 RRT works as a charge therapist on a as needed basis when competent to do so. The RRT 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 RRT completes other duties as assigned while exhibiting exemplary core customer skills.
Completion of 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 RRT preferred.
Prior experience as an inpatient RRT 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 registered and in good standing as a RRT with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
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.