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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Columbia, SC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Job Summary


  • Acts independently to perform respiratory therapy general and critical care procedures in accordance with the physician's order, departmental policy, and Respiratory Care guidelines or protocols. - 20%
  • Able to obtain blood gasses from all sites.  Analyzes and reports results accurately. - 10%
  • Able to initiate, monitor and manage patients requiring all types of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation. 20%
  • Able to initiate and manage all types of airways and associated equipment. - 10%
  • Accurately and completely documents and charges for all respiratory care procedures and tasks and provides patient and family education as appropriate. - 10%
  •  Effectively communicates with all members of the healthcare team to include students and nurse shadows. Provides an accurate and complete report.  Makes recommendations as appropriate.  Communicates well with supervisors, coordinators, or those acting in lieu of the above. - 10%
  • Adheres to infection control and quality initiatives.  Performs appropriate cleaning/disinfection and sterilization of equipment between patients as indicated by equipment type and isolation status. - 10%
  • Acts as a good steward of resources, including supplies, time/productivity.

Bonus Eligible

This position is eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus for external candidates only.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

Graduate of a school for Respiratory Therapy approved by the American Medical Association or a successor accrediting authority OR eligible for license in the state of South Carolina or a senior student graduating in the next 3 months.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

Must be licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in South Carolina OR be eligible for licensure in the state of South Carolina OR a senior student graduating in the next 3 months.  BLS required.  NBRC credentials must be maintained.  Employees hired prior to June 2016 may be a Certified Respiratory Therapist.

Employees hired prior to June 2016 may be a Certified Respiratory Therapist.  

Individuals hired from June 2016 on must pass the Therapist Multiple Choice Exam at the Registered Therapist cut score and take the Clinical Simulation Exam within 6 months of graduation.  If the team member does not pass the clinical simulation exam during the first 6 months of employment they will be terminated from Prisma Health.

NRP and PALS required in the Children's Hospital prior to working independently in the NICU and PICU.

In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements


Other Required Skills and Experience

Must be able to effectively work in a team environment.  Strong communication, computer and organizational skills required.

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)




1510 Richland Hospital


15107143 Childrens Hospital-Respiratory

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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