MERCY HEALTH SERVCIES IOWA CORP CL101_12500 Respiratory Care in CLINTON, Iowa

Department: CL101_12500 Respiratory CareExpected Weekly Hours: 36Shift: Day ShiftPosition Purpose:The registered respiratory therapist is responsible for providing basic and advanced respiratory care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, and procedures of respiratory care services. The registered respiratory therapist plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care. In addition, the registered respiratory therapist is expected to serve as a resource to physicians, colleagues, and customers and participate in orientation, in-service education, departmental quality assurance activities, and staff leadership roles within Respiratory Therapy Department.Job Description Details:QUALIFICATIONSMust be a graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program Must be registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care upon hire. Must be licensed as an RCP in the State of Iowa within one year of hire. Experience in another health care stetting is desirable, with critical care experience preferred. Must be BLS certified within 3 months of hire. Must be ACLS certified within one year of hire; once ACLS is obtained BLS is not required. Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills in a Windows environment. Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative