This job consists of direct patient care and the provision of Respiratory Care procedures in all areas within the facility. The Respiratory Therapist also evaluates patient care and makes recommendations when needed.
80 hrs biweekly; nights with every other weekend and holidays.
Services may include, though are not limited to, arterial blood gases, pulmonary function tests including plethysmography, mechanical ventilation, airway care, neonatal regional transport, attendance at high risk deliveries, oxygen therapy, aerosolized medical delivery, bronchia hygiene, and patient and family education. Respiratory Care Services are performed in the department, at the patient's bedside, or any other area within the medical center.
AAS in Respiratory Care or 1 year certificate program. Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist. BLS Certification. Must be licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.
Zero to less than 1 year of experience in Respiratory Care.