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Respiratory Therapist Student Inter PRN Variable Gilmore-Amo

Company: North Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents quality Respiratory Therapy services to patients in accordance with hospital policies/procedures and criterion established by various legal and regulatory accrediting bodies..
Performs clinical disciplines in providing direct respiratory care to patients as prescribed by the patient's attending physician. These disciplines include: patient evaluation/assessment, ventilation, oxygenation, and diagnostic procedures including blood gases as requested, and related duties (documenting permanent health information on each patient treated.)
. Initiates responsibilities in an quality, timely, cost effective, confidential, professional manner conducive with the overall mission/vision of the hospital.
. Adheres to general safety and infection control standards. Cleans and sterilizes respiratory equipment in a timely manner to ensure compliance with infection control standards; initiates preventive maintenance on departmental equipment; and, selects, assembles, and properly tests equipment prior to initiating patient care; working knowledge of operation of equipment.
. Performs other duties as assigned while demonstrating willingness, ability, and team spirit to provide optimal customer satisfaction.
. Attends, demonstrates, and participates in required inservices, performance improvement activities (including EXCEL), and other educational programs.

Job Knowledge:
The incumbent must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist and possess licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Mississippi; licensure must be current, valid, and in good standing; previous clinical experience as a Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner highly desired (hospital experience preferred); and, good communication skills required in order to effectively communicate with inter and intra departmental employees, physicians and their office personnel, patients and their family members, and public. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills needed to proficiently provide care to a patient population to include: infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics
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Keywords: North Mississippi Medical Center, Oxford , Respiratory Therapist Student Inter PRN Variable Gilmore-Amo, Healthcare , Tupelo, Mississippi

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