HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist RRT NICU Nights in Richmond, Virginia
1**Administers all therapy modalities to adult patients per physicians orders.
2Initiates, operates and monitors mechanical ventilators.
3Performs arterial puncture, and blood gas and electrolyte analysis.
4**Responds to all code blue situations.
5**Adheres to established quality control protocol.
6**Verifies all physicians orders prior to therapy.
7 Conducts thorough, accurate report to oncoming staff.
8 Enters all patient contacts into Meditech.
9 Participates in all areas of departmental duties, including assistance in new employee orientation and continuing education.
10 Performs regular equipment rounds.
11 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
Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT NICU Nights
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-34385