PRN - Respiratory Therapist

Pool, Hours Per Pay Period

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Position Posted On: 09/21/2022

Requirements:

  • Requires an RCP license.
  • Requires current BLS card
  • Must have good public relation skills and interact with people well. 
  • Good computer skills are necessary. 
  • Previous Respiratory Therapy experience preferred.  
  • Excellent motivation skills.
  • Must be able to assist other staff when problems and/or questions arise.
  • Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. 
  • Must maintain patient confidentiality and information per policy and procedures. 
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy, and flexible.   

Description:

Increased wages!! Increased hours available for weekends and some weekdays!!


  • Performs all respiratory procedures per physician’s orders.
  • Maintains patent airways and performs appropriate bronchial hygiene techniques.
  • Charts and documents procedures according to department policy.
  • Performs necessary oxygen rounds and replaces supplies as needed. 
  • Disassembles, cleans and re-assembles Respiratory Therapy equipment.
  • Provide the hospital with high quality respiratory care for inpatients and outpatients according to hospital, state, and federal regulations.
  • Establishes & maintains patent airway & administers appropriate bronchial hygiene.
  • Performs all RT procedures (nebulizer, CPT, IS, respiratory parameters, BiPap, ET CO2, O2 set –up and maintenance, etc.)
  • Charts and documents procedures performed.
  • Responds to Code Blue and assists with airway management & CPR.
  • Performs necessary patient oxygen rounds (including the application of proper equipment for all age groups).
  • Performs pulse oximetry assessments on all age groups.
  • Mixes and administers medication used in RT (includes proper calculation of medication for infant and pediatric patients).
  • Uses and maintains portable oxygen equipment, cylinders and regulators per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs 12 lead ECGs per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs Holter Monitor per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs Cardiac stress per departmental policies and procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining and obtaining medications from Pharmacy.
  • Responsible for keeping the department clean and orderly.
  • Responsible for keeping the equipment clean.
  • Responsible for stocking and cleaning RT cart daily.
  • Responsible for stocking and cleaning ECG cart daily.
  • Responsible for checking medications for outdates.
  • Responsible for checking and documenting oxygen tank pressures in ER.
  • Included in the on-call rotation for the RT department.

Contact Information

If interested, contact: dgraves@hmhospital.org

Apply Online Here

Mail your application to:
Hamilton Memorial Hospital
c/o Human Resources
PO Box 429
McLeansboro, IL 62859

Or Fax your application to: 618-643-2875

Or email your application to: Bobbie Hamblin.

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