HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT PRN in Savannah, Georgia

/Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region./

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/ We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine./

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/Memorial Health proudly serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina./

BASIC PURPOSE

  • Responsible for the proper and safe administration of respiratory care including intermittent and continuous therapy, blood gas sampling and analysis, mechanical ventilation, airway management and non-invasive oxygen and carbon dioxide monitoring of neonatal newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

  • Complies with the Memorial Health Compliance Program, related policies and procedures and the Code of Business Practices; reports instances of perceived and actual non-compliance to Team Leader or through other reporting mechanisms.

Education Required:

  • Degree in Respiratory Therapy. Credentialed by NBRC as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

License/Certification Required:

  • BCLS Certified within 6 months of employment. License State of Georgia (Respiratory Care Practitioner)

License/Certification Preferred:

  • Children’s RT requires NRP and Pals

Special Skills Preferred:

  • Respiratory Therapy students currently enrolled in an accredited program may be hired as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) prior to obtaining their Georgia license. All students must have a license by their graduation date to work as an RRT. RRT’s assigned primarily to Children’s RT, must have NRP and PALS within 6 months completion of orientation. They must have intubation competency and be able to participate in neonatal transports within 2 years.

Experience Preferred:

  • One year

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: RRT PRN

Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Med Center Savannah

Requisition ID: 26960-4961