Summary Provides respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a Respiratory Therapist. A Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) demonstrates these skills by successfully completing examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and earning the credential RRT. Assesses and evaluates results, and implements complex methods of providing care. Participates in the delivery of care and functions as a specialty clinical resource for other caregivers. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Performs other job duties as assigned.
Assesses the patient. Develops the plan of care. Implements the plan of care. Evaluates the plan of care. Administers medications as prescribed. Provides patient, family, and/or significant other health teaching/education. Participates in activities designed to improve health care delivery. Communicates/collaborates with others in providing patient care. Provides clinical leadership. Supports life-long learning. Completes assigned goals.
Requirements, Preferences and Experience Education Minimum: RRT; BLS within 14 days of hire Experience Minimum: 2 years hospital experience in Respiratory Therapy. Licensure, Registration, Certification Minimum: MS State Licensure Special Skills Minimum: Basic computer knowledge using Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office. Training Minimum: Successful completion of Hospital and Departmental orientation.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $48.00 per hour
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Respiratory therapy: 1 year (Required)
Work Location: In person