St. Luke's Health System in Mountain Home, ID currently seeks a flex Respiratory Therapist to join our collegial, patient focused team. A minimum of one year of experience is required for this opportunity. Our respirtatory therapists work to restore patient’s pulmonary function, alleviate pain, and supports life by planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy. The selected candidate will provide quality care by conducting pulmonary function tests, assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results, and determining respiratory therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians and by prescription.
Initiate assessment based on the patient's presenting problems or needs and the physician's medical diagnosis.
Complete ongoing assessments according to policy and/or as determined by patient condition.
Perform basic and advanced therapeutic interventions.
Determine the impact of interventions on the patient's condition and recognize the patient's progress toward meeting desired outcomes.
Document care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priorities.
Involve patient, family and/or other significant individuals in care decisions and in learning self-care skills preparing for transfer to subsequent care environments.
Coordinate care between other professional disciplines as needed for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.
Share essential information, through documentation and oral communication, with healthcare team members and other customers common to the unit/area(s) of assignment.
Serve as a role model and mentor to new and less experienced staff and students in health professions.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Valid license to practice respiratory therapy in state of practice
0 years' experience
Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials by National Board for Respiratory Care Current CPR Healthcare Provider certification
Why St. Luke's
ABOUT MOUNTAIN HOME
Mountain Home is the largest city in Elmore County. With a vibrant rural community of 15,000 the city sits between the Danskin and Owyhee Mountains in beautiful and rugged southern Idaho. Located just 40 minutes southeast of Boise, Mountain Home has an economy based on industry as well as the city’s proximity to the Mountain Home Airforce Base. Residents benefit from a cost of living roughly fifteen percent less than the national average. The city enjoys clean air, low crime rate and an abundance of recreational opportunities.
WHY ST. LUKE'S?
St. Luke’s Health System is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around central and southern Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the seventh consecutive year, designated by Truven Health Analytics. St. Luke’s has been awarded by IBM Watson Health as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the sixth consecutive year. Only two health systems have received this recognition more years than us – Mayo and Asante. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.
St. Luke's recognizes has a focused effort to provide value-based care and understands that because prevention is of the upmost importance, care coordination is essential. Within St. Luke’s Health System, new processes are making it easier for providers to connect patients with resources that will allow them to live healthier lives. St. Luke's Health Partners serves value-based patients through a coordinated network of supporting staff. Clinicians and others within the network work together to track progress or watch for problems that need to be addressed and review data to identify areas where patients may need help.
Together with our communities and community partners, we will:
Evolve– We will transform how we work to deliver on population health by improving outcomes and lowering costs.
Earn Trust– We will be our communities’ preferred provider by delivering coordinated, affordable and accessible care.
Engage– We will be a trusted partner as we work with our neighbors and friends to support healthy communities.
- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.