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Respiratory Therapist - Days - LCH - Region 1

Company: ICONMA, LLC
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


  • Demonstrates knowledge in various modes and methods of oxygen delivery and the equipment needed for each and can conduct prescribed therapeutic procedures to achieve adequate oxygenation.
  • Administers therapeutic procedures, understanding the purpose and benefits, and possible effects associated with each.
  • Performs diagnostic procedures as outlined in policy.
  • Initiates, monitors and maintains mechanical ventilators and non-invasive ventilators and is aware of the critical care duties and effects of such therapy.
  • Independently evaluates current therapies using appropriate judgment and protocols, making proper recommendations concerning plans of care and patient education needs.
  • Documents therapy and results as required by hospital, department and regulatory agencies. Communicates information to appropriate members of the healthcare team.
  • Initiates, conducts and modifies respiratory care techniques in an emergency setting.
  • Performs and evaluates blood sampling analysis with a thorough understanding of the values, and the importance and treatment of abnormal results.
  • Works independently in all patient care areas and assists co-workers with patient care whenever possible.
  • Follows departmental safety guidelines. Completes all regulatory requirements.
  • Completes annual proficiency evaluation of respiratory care equipment and procedures.
  • Is proficient in the electronic medical records and its interface with the Respiratory Care Department.

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    Requirements


    • Ability to lift materials 20-50 pounds.



      • Ability to move patients of all age groups.
      • Adequate hearing and eyesight are necessary.
      • Must have PICU and NICU experience.
      • Exposures to working environment that may include odors, low lighting, and crowded working conditions.
      • Machines, Tools, and Equipment Ventilators.
      • BiPAP/CPAP equipment, Oxygen/Aerosol equipment and delivery systems.
      • Flowmeters/Mist tents/Nebulizers and humidifiers/Chest percussors/mucous clearance device/ABI Vest/Resuscitation equipment/Monitors Blood Gas Analyzers
      • Other medical supplies and equipment.

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        As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.
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Keywords: ICONMA, LLC, Charlotte , Respiratory Therapist - Days - LCH - Region 1, Healthcare , Charlotte, North Carolina

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