HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Reg Respiratory Therapist PRN in Macon, Georgia

/Owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Coliseum Medical Centers is a 310 bed facility offering a 24-hour emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, behavioral health and diagnostic services. In addition, CMC breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as the Coliseum Heart Institute, an advanced cardiac center offering all services from non-invasive cardiology to open heart surgery, Coliseum Rehabilitation Center, Coliseum Robotics Institute, Coliseum Cancer Institute, Coliseum Center for Pelvic Health, Coliseum Diabetes Management Center, the Family Ties Birthing Center, which includes a level III neonatal nursery, Coliseum Pulmonary Center, and the Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health provides treatment to adults with psychiatric and addiction issues. The services provided include inpatient and outpatient programs, as well as, a specialty program for senior adults. For more information about Coliseum Medical Centers’ services visit www.coliseumhealthsystem.com. / The Registered Respiratory Therapist has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance of respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing.

  • Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include: establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration, and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring.

  • TheRegistered Respiratory Therapistmay be given supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor.

  • Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with fellow associates and other hospital staff.

  • Provides quality patient care and performs all other duties as assigned (pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge).

  • Patient Rights - The Registered Respiratory Therapist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.

  • Patient Safety – The Registered Respiratory Therapist demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

  • Patient/Family Education – The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

•Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy:

•Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Associates in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

•Registered Respiratory Therapist License in this state (required)

•American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)

EXPERIENCE:

•1-3 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist (preferred)

•Minimum of 1 year of experience for PRN positions

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Reg Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon

Requisition ID: 08158-10324