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Respiratory Care Assistant

Job ID: 124111
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Night Job

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Job Description

Description

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Summary:
Assist with Respiratory Therapy needs for non-critically ill patients in a hospital setting. To administer oxygen, aerosol therapy, suction, EKG, blood gasses, cleaning/sterilization of equipment, and other duties as assigned. Maintains good demeanor and complies with policies and procedures.


Responsibilities:
While employed the Respiratory care assistant will work under the direct supervision of licensed respiratory care practitioner

Performs assigned duties promptly and accurately in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.

Maintains/documents on medical record according to policy and maintains files and handles documents appropriately Job-specific Standard

Consistently demonstrates flexibility in schedule changes secondary to unforeseen circumstances in order to provide coverage to patients.

Consistently demonstrates a high degree of professionalism through interaction with coworkers, patients, and families consistently communicates department and hospital goals and objectives to staff in a professional and supportive manner.

Demonstrates an ability to recognize and act on laboratory panic values. Takes immediate action based on generally accepted practices.


Other information:
Required
• The education institution will verify to the employing facility the respiratory care student is in good standing. To remain in good standing a minimum grade of at least 2.0 in all RCP courses and an overall average of 2.0 must be maintained.
• Must be able to stand, walk, twist, reach and push equipment frequently. Sitting, bending, crouching, lifting up to 50 pounds and kneeling occasionally. Must be continuously detail oriented, self-starting, and highly organized. Flexibility regarding priority changes is mandatory.
• Subject to extended and variable schedule, including evening and weekends, subject to stressful situations related to multiple projects/requests/calls, etc.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Respiratory Therapy

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 0.20

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Night Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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