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Respiratory Therapist - 36 Hours/Week, Night shift

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Job Details
Location:
St. Joseph, MI
Department:
Respiratory Therapy SJ - Manager Patient Care Services
Status:
Full time
Shift:
Night (United States of America)
Hours:
12 Hour Shifts, Nights
Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the manager, the respiratory care practitioner (CRT/RRT) will assess, treat and administer respiratory care to patients. Collects data relevant to pulmonary patient care and initiates appropriate respiratory care protocols. Actively participates in planning and implementation of patient and staff education. Maintains patient records. Select, clean, assemble, check and operate respiratory equipment.
Deliver respiratory procedures as prescribed by physicians.??? Record all pertinent information on respiratory care rendered.??? Document all pertinent information on respiratory care rendered.??? Ensure the patency on airway and adequate ventilation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. ??? Set up, operate, and monitor ventilators at the order of a physician.??? Set up, operate, and monitor respiratory monitoring equipment.??? Process respiratory equipment for sterilization and provides necessary preventive maintenance. ??? Contribute to the effective communication needs of the patient care team.??? Maintain commitment to professional growth and competency.??? Contribute to the productivity of the department and proper coverage as assigned bymanagement, i.e., facility assignment, unit assignment, schedule, call, etc.??? Non patient care duties.??? Follow all policies and procedures of the department, including the blood gas laboratory'sprocedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records.of patient results. ??? Perform other duties as assigned.??? Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adhere to the organization's published values.
Requirements
Education:
High School or GED (Required)
Certifications:
Respiratory Therapist Certification - NBRC, Respiratory Therapist License - State of Michigan, BCLS Certification - AHA, Neonatal Resuscitation Program - AHA
Skills:
Additional Job Details
Physical Requirements:
Continuously: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking
Frequently: Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Bending, Squatting
Occasionally: Sitting, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle
Skills: Basic math, good communications, writing and computer skills necessary.
Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.
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