HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist PRN in Richmond, Virginia

Administers all therapy modalities to adult patients per physicians orders.

Initiates, operates and monitors mechanical ventilators. Performs arterial puncture, and blood gas and electrolyte analysis.

Responds to all code blue situations.

Adheres to established quality control protocol.

Verifies all physicians orders prior to therapy.

Conducts thorough, accurate report to oncoming staff.

Enters all patient contacts into Meditech.

Participates in all areas of departmental duties, including assistance in new employee orientation and continuing education.

Performs regular equipment rounds.

Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate Patient Education documentation modality.

EXPERIENCE Required - Respiratory Care Practitioner, Virginia State License Preferred - Strong clinical skills in mechanical ventilation, blood gas analysis and Oximetry.

EDUCATION Required - Graduate Respiratory Therapist. RRT

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Parham

Requisition ID: 00448-41574