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Waverly Health Center Registered Respiratory Therapist .50FTE in Waverly, Iowa

SCHEDULE FTE: .50FTE, Days/pm rotation along with week-end and holiday rotation. Call required. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS Assess, manage, treat, and perform diagnostic evaluation, education, and care for patients with abnormalities and deficiencies associated with the cardiopulmonary system, under the direction of a licensed practitioner. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must have successfully completed formal Respiratory Therapy training in an accredited respiratory therapy program and be Registered as a Respiratory therapist. Must be currently licensed to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in Iowa.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

  • Previous experience in the area of Respiratory Therapy is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing– Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 35 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Moderate.

  • Squat/Kneel – Approximately 15% of shift.

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