Respiratory Therapist

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

Job posting number: #7244020 (Ref:JR-13608)

Posted: May 13, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

  • This is a PRN position.

  • Assess the respiratory needs of patients and works closely with physicians, nurses, and other health care team members to administer all respiratory care procedures that provide the maximum therapeutic and diagnostic benefit to the patient.

  • Recognize the indications, contraindications and equipment for basic respiratory therapies, including oxygen, aerosolized medication, humidity, volume expansion, secretion clearance and arterial blood gas sampling, analyzer and machine maintenance.

  • Understand the indications and contraindications and equipment for ventilator support, including non-invasive and volume ventilators - set up, check functionality and clean all types of ventilators.

  • Ability to document verbal order, assessments, teaching interventions and therapy notes in the medical and departmental electronic medical record. Is able to intervene appropriately based on changes in patient status. Notifies appropriate RN and MD.

  • Perform as a member of the Rapid Response and Code Team. Duties to include all phases of airway management, ABG draws, CPR, EKG, and ventilator support when needed.

  • Perform 12 lead EKG’s, knows correct lead placement and able to recognize artifact and ominous findings.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • Current Georgia license as a Respiratory Therapist (or eligible for immediate Georgia licensure)

Minimum Experience

  • 1 year of hospital experience preferred

  • Ability to perform EKG’s is required

  • Experience with PFT’s and/or bedside spirometry strongly preferred, but not required

Required Certification/Licensure

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS required.

  • Must hold an active license through the Georgia Medical Composite Board

  • Must hold an active RRT certification through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7244020 (Ref:JR-13608)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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