Catholic Health Initiatives Respiratory Therapist in NEWTON, Iowa

Respiratory Therapist

Description

This PRN Position is located at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, IA.

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides basic respiratory care to newborns through geriatrics in generally predictable although critical situations under the supervision of the director of RC. This will include emergency care, critical care, home care, outpatient care, SNF care and acute care services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.

  • Demonstrates competence in ABG Drawing and Analysis following departmental Policies and Procedures, as well as CLIA Regulations and Standards.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of respiratory care, uses sound judgement, and adheres to standards of care.

  • Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and establish priorities and organize effectively.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.

  • Demonstrates professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits, behavior, and appearance.

  • Demonstrates commitment to customer service.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.

  • Eligible for or currently a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRT).

  • Must maintain BCLS certification yearly.

  • Must maintain ACLS certification biannually.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-NEWTON-SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0181624

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.