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Location:
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Conway Medical Center

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Registered Respiratory Therapist – Conway Medical Center

Conway Medical Center is a 210 bed acute care community hospital system located in the beautiful coastal Myrtle Beach, South Carolina region where we enjoy the sand and the sun all year.  The quality of living for every stage of life is uncomplicated and welcoming from the beach to the farm.  CMC welcomes staff from all over the world; some grew up vacationing in the Myrtle Beach area and others are first time residents discovering the low country style of living.  And to ensure you have the opportunity for work/life balance, we institute innovative staff scheduling to maximize work/life balance.  CMC offers very competitive wages with experience credit, a comprehensive employee benefit plan and Sign-On bonuses.

Maybe you planned one day you would retire to the coast and this is your opportunity to go early and work at the beach towards retirement? Maybe you want a little less complicated life for you and the people you care about?  Maybe you are tired of freezing cold winters and snow?  Maybe you need a little space?  Maybe you want to be a part of building something new that is going to grow and support the needs of the expanding community?  Maybe it’s time to give back and mentor and teach others?  Whatever the reason…..if now is the time, please contact us to explore this tremendous opportunity that will staff up and close out soon:

Position Summary:
The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) will perform and evaluate diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures in accordance with physician orders. The RRT will be responsible for performing procedures including but not limited; endotracheal intubation, extubations, tracheotomy tube changes, capnography monitoring. Other duties include: evaluating appropriateness of medical orders, transporting patients requiring mechanical ventilation or airway protection, assuring safe operations of devices in the MRI, and assisting with Bronchoscopy. The RRT will be responsible for the orientation and training of Certified Respiratory Therapist. The RRT will be proficient in the application of mechanical ventilator modalities, Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV); Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP).

Education:

  • Associates Degree (AS) in Respiratory Therapy required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Respiratory Therapy preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 6 months of clinical experience following graduation from a respiratory care program required.
  • Two years post-graduate respiratory care experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Current License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of South Carolina required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
  • Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required. (Or completed within 6 months of employment.)
  • Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required. (Or completed within 6 months of employment.)

Special Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with nursing colleagues, physicians, and department heads required.
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong PC skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in emergency situations required.

For more information and to apply online, please visit:

https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/cmcsc#/job/3317

Equal Opportunity Employer

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