Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
Co-workers that feel like family
Educational Reimbursement Plans
You Will Be Responsible For:
Oxygen therapy in accordance with departmental oxygen protocol.
Prescribed medication via inhalation in accordance with the physician’s order.
Performs nasotracheal / endotracheal suctioning
Performs extubation procedures
Performs tracheotomy tube changes
Ensures that endotracheal tubes are rotated and retaped every 48-72 hours
Rotates to critical care area routinely to ensure proficiency in ventilator management.
Initiates, maintains and monitors mechanical ventilation, BIPAP/CPAP and other ventilatory devices as required.
Performs weaning parameters on request and per protocol.
Assesses patient post extubation to ensure absence of stridor and or laryngeal spasm.
Assesses cuff pressure and endotracheal tube placement and documents.
Initiates ventilator protocol orders in the absence of a physician’s order.
May be required to perform intubation.
What You Will Need:
Graduate of an accredited school in Respiratory Therapy
Current RCP licensure in State of Georgia
Assesses patient’s pulmonary status and makes recommendations to the nurse, physician, therapist, interdisciplinary team; performs routine and critical care respiratory care procedures; oversees the work of Respiratory Care staff during their assigned shift; acts as a role model for care delivery
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