Emory Healthcare Respiratory Therapist, RRT 7p -7:30a in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides respiratory care to patients in acute, chronic, and emergency situations. Performs routine ventilator and artificial airway treatments in the critical and general care areas. Assists physicians and performs routine and respiratory care activities as necessary. Administers aerosolized medications and other respiratory treatments. Accurately and completely documents respiratory care by following the established charting procedure. Selects, assembles, and checks respiratory care equipment for proper operation and cleanliness. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Practices universal and/or specialized precautions in the daily cleaning and sterilization of work surfaces, equipment, and instruments. May conduct in-service educational programs related to the provision of respiratory care. Performs related responsibilities as required. Equipment and Supplies: Selects, assembles, and checks respiratory care equipment for proper function, operation, and cleanliness; performs minor repairs to correct malfunctions. Professional Development: Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Reporting/Data Management: Accurately and completely documents respiratory care by following the established charting procedure to show the patient's progress or any changes in the patient's condition. Safety, Security and Health: Practices universal and/or specialized precautions in the daily cleaning and sterilization of work surfaces, equipment, and instruments. Staff Resource: May conduct in-service educational programs related to the provision of respiratory care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an AMA approved school required. Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP) by the state of Georgia. BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM Respiratory Therapy

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 20171

Job Category Therapy

Schedule 7p-7:30a

Standard Hours 36 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.