Respiratory Therapy Tech - Full-Time Days in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a partof Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported withmore resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke UniversityHealth System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, qualityand patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensiveoperational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 

DukeLifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve isquality, expertise and commitment.

•        Quality is the cornerstone of DukeLifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and ourhospital strive to achieve. 

•        Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth ofexpertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospitaldelivers. 

•        And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to workcollaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengtheninglocal healthcare delivery for the future.  

For moreinformation about Duke LifePoint, visit

Essential Duties:

Perform all legal RT related orders from physicians.

Initiate, administer,monitor, and/or provide objective measurements for the followingmodalities:Oxygen Supply Systems, Equipment processing,Manual resuscitation, Oxygen administration, Humidity and Aerosol therapy,Small volume nebulizer therapy, MDI administration, Incentive Spirometry,Airway clearance devices, Chest Physiotherapy, Arterial Puncture, EKG, andPatient assessment/documentation.

Demonstratesassessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of treatment based onage-specific criteria and provides care appropriate to the age of the patientserved (geriatric, adult, and pediatric).

Performsdaily QC on ABG machines in atimely manner, and takes appropriate corrective actions as needed.

Charts,records, reports, and electronically documents all therapy in the appropriateplaces according to hospital regulatory requirements.

Performsairway care as outlined in the NCRCB Declaratory Ruling for Respiratory CareStudents.

Cleanand maintain department and equipment; sterilize and disinfect all equipmentaccording to published standards.

Job Requirements

NC RespiratoryCare License (exempt while FT in school)

MinimumNC Provisional License post graduation

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