Job Opening in a 100+ bed hospital, located in Southern Idaho, along the Snake River and right on the border of WA, for a Registered Respiratory Therapist to join their team. They currently have both Day and Night shifts available. There are about 20 people total in the department but only 7 are Respiratory Therapists. We treat all ages, so newborn up to geriatrics.
PRIMARY (ESSENTIAL) DUTIES
Provide respiratory therapy (conventional/routine) to all patients of all age groups, infants to adults, as ordered. Explains purpose and procedure of treatments, tests, and equipment to patients.
Receive assignment. Check patient chart and physician’s orders. Set up equipment and medications and administer treatments as ordered, e.g., oxygen administration, humidity therapy, airway management, resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, postural drainage procedures; closed atmosphere and respiratory monitoring, intermittent positive pressure breathing, aerosol therapy, and pharmacology respiratory therapy. Chart treatment, response, and progress. Monitor environmental control systems, others. Deliver and set up equipment and monitor patients on continuous ventilation. Do nasotracheal and tracheal (endotracheal tube or tracheostomy) suctioning. Make patient rounds regularly. Observe patient, check equipment, and change/make adjustments as necessary. Solve problems. Discontinue therapy as ordered. Remove equipment from patient rooms, disassemble, etc.
- Required: High School Diploma or GED or better.
- Preferred: Associates or better.
Licenses & Certifications
- Required: BLS, Resp Care Practitioner
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