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Charleston Main Campus and Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Registered Respiratory Therapist – Charleston Main Campus and Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital

Job Summary/Purpose: Perform a variety of respiratory therapy modalities to patients with cardiac and pulmonary dysfunction

Minimum Training and Education: Graduation from a program approved by CoArc (Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) or a successor accrediting authority and two years of experience in respiratory care.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensed as a respiratory care practitioner by the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations Board of Medical Examiners. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.

Perks and Benefits:

Some of what MUSC main campus offers:

  • 3 hospitals all in the Charleston downtown area ( 2 Adult and 1 Children’s)
  • Children’s Hospital with level 4 NICU
  • Level 1 trauma center
  • Extra $4.50 an hour for those willing to work in all three hospitals
  • Free CEU’s to maintain licensure
  • Clinical Ladder program to increase rates of pay
  • Robust leadership pathways to help develop future RT leaders
  • Shared Governance structure within the depts.
  • OT incentive program offering increased bonuses for every OT shift above OT rates

To apply email:harrimic@musc.edu

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