Respiratory Care Practitioner - Night Shift at SSM Regional Health Services

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City



Worker Type:



Regular



Job Highlights:



This role is eligible for a $6,000 Sign On Bonus!



Job Summary:

Provides evaluation of and care for respiratory therapy patients. Administers prescribed respiratory therapeutic services.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.

  • Responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures and guidelines.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.

  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Assists with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment. Participates in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. Processes equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures.

  • Responds to Medical Emergencies and Rapid Responses.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education.



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.




Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE - Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) within 6 months - National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), Respiratory Care Practitioner - State of Work Location



Work Shift:

Night Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:



43020011 Respiratory Care



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36


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