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Respiratory Therapist II - Downtown Campus in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Providence Health

About Providence Health: Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit
Respiratory Therapy Position Summary:
Performs duties within scope of Respiratory Care including ability to ausculate chest sounds and communicate in a verbal and written manner. Able to perform handheld breathing treatments in a safe and professional manner. Must be able to initiate and monitor ventilator dependent patients in a caring and professional manner.
Must be able and willing to work with all ages of patients in a competent manner. Must be able to think critically throughout the work shift and be able to prioritize a large workload into manageable units. Must be able to draw, analyze and discuss ABGs in a professional manner and must be able to thoroughly maintain ABG machines.
Adheres to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

*Education: Must have graduated from a nationally acceptable program (NBRC).
*Licensure/Certification: Must be a licensed Therapist in SC. RRT required. BLS, ACLS, and PALS required.
*Professional Experience: 1-2 years of acute care experience preferred. Willing to train new graduates.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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