Carle Foundation Hospital PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist in Urbana, Illinois
PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Therapy - BMC
- Job Category:
- Employment Type:
PRN - As Needed
- Job ID:
- Experience Required:
1 - 3 Years
- Education Required:
- Usual Schedule:
- On Call Requirements:
- Work Location:
Carle Bromenn Medical Center
- Weekend Requirements:
- Holiday Requirements:
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The licensed RRT is responsible to administer basic and advance cardiopulmonary treatment to patients in all areas of
the hospital. Services include: bronchial hygiene, positive pressure ventilation, airway clearance and maintenance, life
support ventilation, blood gas analysis and acquisition, arterial line insertion, perform intubations, manage oscillatory
ventilation, pulmonary function screening, incentive breathing exercises, oxygen therapy, aerosol/humidity therapy,
prescription medication delivery, pulse oximetry, spontaneous pulmonary mechanics, emergency cardiopulmonary
resuscitation, and patient assessment. The licensed RRT must be able to adapt to the rules and regulations of different
service areas, perform special duties as required by assignment and maintain standards of performance for each area
Education: Graduate of an AMA approved program for Respiratory Care.
Certification: RRT. 2. Current BLS 3. Licensed RCP in Illinois.
-Reviews/verifies physician orders. Notifies physician in situations of incomplete, conflicting or inappropriate orders.
-Assesses appropriateness of order and recommends a case plan in regards to patient diagnosis/status.
-Modalities include but are not limited to mechanical ventilation, BiLevel, airway management, bronchoscopy assist,
arterial blood gas acquisition and analysis, routine pulse oximetry, administration of supplemental oxygen/aerosol
therapy, and bronchial hygiene procedures including nebulized medications administration.
-Attends/participates in multidisciplinary patient rounding with Intensivist in the ICU.
-Responds to Code Blue, RRT, Trauma and other emergent calls
-Documents and charges accurately, concisely in computerized medical record (Meditech).
-Manages oscillatory ventilators, inserts arterial lines and performs intubations.
-Provides mechanical ventilation, CPAP, Blood Gas Analysis, Oxygen therapy, etc. to neonates in the Nursery.
-Assists the patient/ guest with service issues/ problems by providing excellent customer service through established
guest service techniques.
-Maintains courtesy and a professional demeanor.
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