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RT - Respiratory Therapist - Bismarck Medical Center - PRN

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Bismarck
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.Work Shift:Varies (United States of America)Scheduled Weekly Hours:0Salary Range: $25.00 - $36Union Position: NoDepartment DetailsThis position is PRN as needed working varying shifts between Days, Evenings, Nights and Weekends. Night and Weekend differential included! No call required!During orientation you will work in a variety of areas including NICU, PICU, and Adult ICU. You will then have the opportunity to pick your specialty and work in that specific area that interests you most. If there are openings in Tobacco Education, Pulmonary Function, and Transport you can work in these areas as well and pick one of these as your specialties instead.Come work in this family team environment! We are a Level II Trauma Center and looking for someone who has confidence in their skills, but who is also willing to help wherever they can. This department has opportunities for advancement and offers reimbursements on certification. Will hire new grads!SummaryThe scope of work for a respiratory therapist includes assessment, therapeutic intervention and education for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders and/or sleep disorders or associated complications.Job DescriptionRespiratory therapists assess individuals to prevent, detect, monitor and manage disease and complications. Respiratory therapists provide therapeutic interventions to directly impact cardiopulmonary health as well as overall health status according to established goals and interdisciplinary care plans. Respiratory therapists provide education to promote preventative care, self-management, enhanced cardiopulmonary health and quality of life. May provide education and data management relative to sleep-disordered breathing. Performs regular assessments of patients and the equipment they are using in order to adjust therapy. Collect and/or analyzes patients' blood and other specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and other gases. Measures the patient's lung capacity to determine if there are any impairments. Offers diagnosis results and treatment suggestions based on the analysis of the patient.QualificationsA degree in Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory care program is required; minimum associate degree or equivalent as defined by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).Respiratory Therapists must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all procedures, indications, contraindications and hazards involved in respiratory care, as well as knowledge of equipment utilized in their department. Demonstrates the ability and knowledge required to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for quality care. Must complete orientations, competency validations, and other in-servicing as required by the department and hospital.Must have current Respiratory Therapy licensure in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.Must have Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentials as attained through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and maintain active status according to NBRC credentialing requirements.Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) is required. Must obtain site-specific specialty credential(s) such as Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), etc.Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org.

Keywords: Sanford Health, Bismarck , RT - Respiratory Therapist - Bismarck Medical Center - PRN, Healthcare , Bismarck, North Dakota

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