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Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem (Internal Agency)

Company: Adena Health System
Location: Chillicothe
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory pharmacologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic modalities to all age groups. The practitioner provides direct patient care and works collaboratively with other team members, the physician, and the patient/family to achieve optimal outcomes. This position acts as a liaison with other clinical departments. The individual provides clinical leadership throughout the system. The incumbent has access to confidential patient information and makes decisions independently and in collaboration with other team members, directors and physicians. The Registered Respiratory Therapist works under the indirect supervision of the Respiratory Care Supervisor. Tier 2 Per Diem Requirements: -2 Years RRT Experience required, acute care experience required -24 working hours (60%) required. Every other weekend required. Position not eligible for Benefits. Minimum 6 month commitment.

Duties/Responsibilities Carries out physician orders according to protocols, best practices, and respiratory care policies. Accurate and timely completion of patient assessment involving the evaluation of cardiopulmonary function and treatment effectiveness, and patient/family education to contribute to the development and ongoing evaluation of a multidisciplinary plan of care. Accurate and timely documentation/recording and communication of patient assessment findings, treatment effectiveness and outcomes. Effective management and evaluation of critical/hazardous procedures in collaboration with other licensed health care professionals. Accurately performs diagnostic procedures and cardiac monitoring with recognition of arrhythmias. Accurately administers medications for the testing or treatment of cardiopulmonary impairment. Assists with new employee orientation and annual competency skills evaluations. Takes an active department leadership role in Quality Improvement Processes. Minimum/Required Qualifications Associate Degree with a concentration in Respiratory Therapy Licensed by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board and Registered by the (NBRC) National Board for Respiratory Care ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support and NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program Completed Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation program completion required. Preferred Qualifications American Medical Association (AMA) approved associate degree program for Respiratory Therapy. Minimum of 2 years of experience in critical care.Job Types: Part-time, Per diemBenefits: Employee assistance program Employee discount Referral program Retirement planHealthcare setting: Hospital

Ability to Relocate: Chillicothe, OH 45601: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Adena Health System, Columbus , Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem (Internal Agency), Other , Chillicothe, Ohio

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