HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN in Terre Haute, Indiana

Position responsibilities: * Perform duties under the direct supervision of the physician :

  • Performs routine and critical assessment of all patient age populations, and recommends optimal therapy

  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs

  • Performs, and assists in emergent and elective endotracheal intubations

  • Initiates, monitors and adjusts modes of mechanical ventilation

  • Assesses patient response to therapy, and takes appropriate action

  • Participates as member in Rapid Response Team as well as cardiopulmonary resuscitation of all age populations

  • Provides age-specific, and culturally-appropriate care

  • Orients and mentors new staff members, and students enrolled in health care studies

  • Attends and actively participates in department meetings, in-services and other educational programs

    Essential educational/licensure, skills and experience:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution of learning.

  • Indiana licensure as Respiratory Care Practitioner.

  • Credentialed at the Registry level by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within 6 months of hire

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in acute care

  • Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS),within 6 months of hire

  • Certification in BLS must be maintained throughout employment with Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Title: Respiratory Care Practitioner PRN

Location: Indiana-Terre Haute-Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00097-5001