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Catholic Health Initiatives RESPIRATORY THERAPIST in CENTERVILLE, Iowa

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Location: CENTERVILLE, IOWA, UNITED STATES

Requisition #: 2019-R0255122

Post Date: Nov 05, 2019

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

Assess and provide care for all segments of the patient population served by our facility.

Administer all therapies ordered by the physician staff and complete necessary documentation of said therapy.

Perform any diagnostic testing offered by the department.

Perform Quality Control and Proficiency Testing in accordance with department policy.

Respond to both patient care emergency situations and the hospital’s emergency action plan.

Complete inspection, maintenance, and restocking of supplies and equipment as requested by their Manager.

Performs other duties as requested by their manager.

MarginalFunctions:

Active participant in the hospital’s Continuing Quality Improvement process.

Assist in the monitoring of patient satisfaction measures and work towards obtaining goals.

Active participant in the hospital’s patient education process.

Assist in the development of new department policies/procedures and the review of existing policies.

Serve on hospital teams and committees as needed.

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 48

Primary Location: IA > CENTERVILLE > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

Graduate of an approved Respiratory therapy training program.

Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

Licensed by the State of Iowa as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.

Must maintain Basic Life Support certification.

ACLS, NRP, and PALS certifications are highly encouraged.

Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three months of hire and recertify every five years.

Failure to obtain and/or maintain the above required certifications may result in disciplinary action including suspension and/or termination of employment.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0255122

  • Schedule: Part-time

  • Shift: Evening Job

  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

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