Beaufort Memorial Hospital RESP THER CERTIFIED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST in Beaufort, South Carolina
*** Will consider RRT or CRT***
Beaufort Memorial, Beaufort, SC, a not-for-profit hospital founded in 1944 on the banks of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, is licensed for 197 beds (169 acute, 14 rehabilitation and 14 mental health). We are an acute-care hospital, a regional referral center and the largest medical facility between Savannah, Ga. and Charleston, S.C. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, Beaufort Memorial boasts a dedicated, high-quality medical staff of nearly 230 board-certified or board-eligible providers.
The Respiratory Care Practitioner assists in the treatment and management of neonatal, pediatric and adult patient populations. Therapists follow hospital and departmental policies, procedures and therapist driven protocols to safely and effectively deliver care as ordered by the patient's physician. Participate in diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory care to include: ventilation and airway management, PFTs, bronch assists, code team response, electrocardiograms, chest physiotherapy, patient education and ABG acquisition/analysis. Therapists should possess strong critical thinking and effective communication skills. As a member of this patient care team, the therapist will have the opportunity to work in all care areas, evaluate patient progress in response to interventions, therapy and assist with discharge planning as needed. These activities will follow established behavior standards. We are seeking to employ a results-driven team player that strives to deliver excellent patient care in a fast paced environment.
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Graduate of degree program for Respiratory Care
Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care hospital preferred. New grads considered.
SC RCP license required; Certification through NBRC required. BLS required prior to first clinical shift (must be issued by the American Heart Association). NRP within 6 months of hire; ACLS preferred.