Grand Itasca
  • 10-Oct-2019 to 24-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Grand Rapids, MN, USA
  • 26.38 - 34.59
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

401k, Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, STDB, Accident Insurance, Cancer Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Life Insurance


Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital, a part of Fairview Health Services, is currently seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to join our team!  A long-tenured management team that takes a personal interest in every employee is one of the many advantages you'll find here at Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital. 

POSITION: Respiratory Therapist

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: .7-.9 FTE (56-72 hrs/pay period)

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings/Nights

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory Therapy

JOIN OUR TEAM:
Nestled in the heart of the Northland, Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital is the dominant provider of primary care services in the local and surrounding area to include roughly 50,000 people. We're a non-profit organization with a clear vision of being the leader in transforming rural health care by achieving the highest levels of quality, access, and value.  Our strength stems from teamwork and collaboration among a talented and diverse group of professionals.  With over 600 employees in hundreds of different roles, Grand Itasca can offer a variety of career opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY:
A respiratory therapist is responsible for providing and maintaining administration of respiratory therapy procedures. Review all therapy orders, see all patients receiving respiratory care and assure the administration of quality care for all patients. Plays an active role in the training/consulting of the nursing staff and shall accept special projects, as assigned. Responds to all emergency situations and shall be a resource for all medical/nursing staff.

JOB DUTIES:
1. Performs and monitors all respiratory therapy procedures/patients as ordered by physicians.
2. Properly assesses patient condition and communicates to the physician any problems or concerns with the current therapy ordered.

3. Documents therapy and its effects accurately and legibly in the patient's medical records per hospital documentation policies.
4. Responds to all "Code Blue" calls and maintains patient airway and ventilation.
5. Sets up and monitors all ventilator/BiPAP patients and provides consultation/communication to medical and nursing staff in regards to the patients' care. 
6. Performs Pulmonary Function Testing, as ordered by the physician in the outpatient setting.
7. Administers pulmonary consults to all patients, as ordered by the physician in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
8. Assists Manager with patient education, staff education and any special projects.

9. Performs outpatient procedures as ordered by the physician. Procedures including, but not limited to: Holter monitoring, cardiac event monitoring,pulmonary function tests, 24 hour blood pressure, overnight oximetry and pulmonary rehabilitation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Certified by the National Board of Respiratory Care; graduates will become registered within six months of employment.
2. Current BLS certification.
3. Interacts well with others; good communication skills.
4. Current license by the State of Minnesota as an RT.
5. ACLS, PALS, NRP certified within three months of employment.
6. Demonstrated ability to follow and adhere to Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital policies, vision, mission and values.
7. Maintains reliable and consistent attendance.

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