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Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - $10,000 Sign on Bonus with 1 Year of Experience in Beckley, WV at Raleigh General Hospital

at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Posted: 9/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3N6F76FYW9FX4PQBVR

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Raleigh General Hospital

Under medical supervision, may be required to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Adapts to the particular area of duty assignment and performs special duties required by the assignment. May be required to supervise and be responsible for the work of other respiratory care practitioners. May be assigned orientation and in-service education responsibilities. Carries out assigned duties and responsibilities according to policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director for Cardiopulmonary Services with only minimal or indirect supervision and frequently makes independent decisions.

Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer.

Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.