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Respiratory Therapist

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by CHI Health

Grand Island, NE 68801
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: NE > GRAND ISLAND > ST FRANCIS

Respiratory Therapist needed - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus and Loan Forgiveness Available

Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. See what we did there? Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management, nebulizer treatment, chest PT, drawing arterial blood gases, oxygen therapies, external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments. That's a pretty diverse skill set. Do you have what it takes to be one of us?

What you'll do:

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient's age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs

  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy

  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs

  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control


Requirements:

  • Graduate of a two to four year, college based, AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy

  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a RRT

  • Licensed by the State of Nebraska with a Respiratory Care Practitioner License or Iowa Department of Health with a Respiratory Care Practitioner license

  • BLS (Basic Life Support with American Heart Association)


Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: KentuckyOne Health

Reference: 689958379

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